Are these weeds?

trubritMarch 14, 2014

Hello.
I live in Sacramento, CA.
Last year, I tilled the soil and spread a large bag of flower seeds, with much success...
At then end of the year I cleaned up the dead flowers, and now some are coming back, or are they?
Here are is a picture of one. It has an orange flower growing, that closes at night. It seems as though this is the predominant plant growing...is it a weed or flower? It look's like a poppy...

Many thanks!

Mark

This post was edited by trubrit on Fri, Mar 14, 14 at 20:27

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

That's a California poppy.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2014 at 11:39PM
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Kimmsr(4a/5b-MI)

A "weed" is a plant you do not want growing where you do not want it to grow. In some instances a Rose could be a "weed" while a Dandelion is a cash crop. It depends on your perspective.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2014 at 7:12AM
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trubrit

Thank you both!

Mark

    Bookmark   March 15, 2014 at 11:01AM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

Eschscholzia californica aka California Poppy is a native in your region and the state flower of California.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2014 at 1:26PM
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