Queen of California flowers

California Tree Poppy

Georgia Gibbs
Image Capture
Prints 30 x 30 inches 2018, edition x of 10
HD Metal Print, Dye Sublimation Metal or Acrylic Face-Mounting
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California Tree Poppy (Matilija Poppy)
is native to California. Its delicate flowers are 6″ across, earning it the nickname fried egg flower. In 1897 Mary Elizabeth Parsons published the book, The Wildflowers of California. Here, she christens this flower the “Queen of California Flowers.” 
Part of a series; The World at Our Feet, Eco Portraits by Georgia Gibbs.

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