Kallstroemia grandiflora Summer Poppy; Caltrop Poppy
ANNUAL. A summer wildflower with fuzzy, pinnate leaves and poppylike
bright orange flowers with red centers. Hard, five-spined seeds are
a reminder that this plant isn't a poppy at all, but is more closely related
to Tribulus terrestris. Grassy places, moist disturbed ground, roadsides.
Blooms in late summer in wet years, absent in dry years.
FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop Family)