Is it illegal to pick California poppies?

Answer You cannot legally pick California poppies as of 2010, according to San Francisco State University. Although not in danger of extinction or threatened, poppies are the official flower of the state.... Read More »

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Are poppy plants illegal?

For the most part, poppy plants are not illegal. Indeed, the California poppy is the state flower of California. However, Papaver Somniferum, the poppy used to make opium, is classified as a Schedu... Read More »

Are opium poppy seeds illegal?

According to Papaver Somniferum, poppy seeds are legal in the United States. The alkaloids that are used to create opium, an illegal narcotic drug, are found in the adult flower but they are not pr... Read More »

Where can i buy dried poppy pods in california?

One of the easiest places to pick some up is at a craft supply store. Head to the dried and silk flower department. They are sometimes sold single stems, in clusters of stems (like a bouquet), and ... Read More »

Are California Poppy Flowers Safe for Tortoises?

California poppies (Eschscholzia californica) grow primarily along the West Coast, but can also be found in parts of the Midwest, including Texas. This flower, whose color ranges from yellow to dee... Read More »