Needle & Threadgrass

Needle & Threadgrass "bails" after custom field collection in a native southern utah stand.


A Little Bit About Us

Great Basin Seed has a proud heritage in the Intermountain West seed industry. Our family lineage and business heritage are directly linked to the beginnings of reclamation, revegetation and wildlife habitat improvement.


Great Basin Seed
450 South 50 East
Ephraim, UT 84627

Contact Info

435.283.1411 (Office)
435.283.6872 (Fax)

Questions? Gives us a call at 435.283.1411 Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm.

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California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)

California Poppy is native to the United States and Mexico and is the official state flower of California.

Despite being an annual, the California Poppy is so prolific in seed production that it grows like a perennial.  Extremely drought tolerant and ideal for arid environments. Prefers full sun in light to sandy soils.

The blooms of the California Poppy close each night at sunset or on dull days, then re-appear with the sun. Germinates in 15-30 days, should not be planted deeper that 1/16″

Purchase Options: This product may be purchased in .25 pound quantities and packaged in our signature cotton-canvas “money bags”. Select your package options when you add this time to your cart.

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8 lbs. per Acre

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California Poppy

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Full Sun, Shade Intermediate

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