|Creamcups are members of the Poppy
plant grows to 1 foot in height and has green, lance shaped leaves with
unusually long hairs that grow around the base of the plant to 3.5 inches in length. The plant
typically grows in open, grassy areas with loose or disturbed soil or in
areas that have burned at elevations below 5000 feet.
The Creamcups at right were
photographed in the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Creamcups bloom between March - May and
produce cream-colored to yellowish flowers that grow to 0.75 inches in