Definition of Tree poppy

1. Noun. Evergreen shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico often cultivated for its fragrant golden yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Bush Poppy
Group relationships: Dendromecon, Genus Dendromecon
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree Poppy

tree lawn
tree line
tree lizard
tree lupine
tree mallow
tree martin
tree measurement sale
tree of heaven
tree of knowledge
tree of the gods
tree onion
tree pangolin
tree pangolins
tree pipit
tree pipits
tree poppy (current term)
tree rat
tree rats
tree ring
tree sap
tree shrew
tree sloth
tree sparrow
tree squirrel
tree stand
tree stands
tree stump
tree surgeon
tree surgery
tree swallow

Literary usage of Tree poppy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"Ever since 1889 and 1890, when it was one of the leading novelties, the California tree poppy has been a much-talked-of plant, owing to its extraordinary ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"... ihe tree poppy with beautiful yellow flowers, which, when discovered here some years since, startled the old botanists by its novelty, as a tree poppy ..."

3. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Capsule.—Eighteen to thirty lines long. Hab.—Dry hills from San Diego to Butte County. The tree-poppy is the only truly shrubby plant in the ..."

4. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"In Southern California the tree poppy chooses sandy washes, and while the plants are sometimes washed away by floods they are also distributed by this means ..."

5. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1899)
"The tree-poppy (Dendromecon rigidum) carries its four- petalled, bright-yellow ... Even more interesting than the tree-poppy is the fuchsia- flowered ..."

6. California Garden-flowers, Shrubs, Trees and Vines: Being Mainly Suggestions by Edward James Wickson (1914)
"Yellow tree poppy.—A good companion for the preceding is the yellow tree poppy (Dendromecon rigidum). The bush grows from four to eight feet high, ..."

7. California Redwood Park, Sometimes Called Sempervirens Park: An Appreciation by Arthur Adelbert Taylor (1912)
"With their flowering season almost parallel with that of tree-poppy and growing in somewhat similar situations, particularly around the rim of ..."

8. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"Dendrome'con tree poppy. From dendron, a tree, and mekon. it poppy; resembling that flower, with a woody stem. Nat. ..."

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