Seen in bloom above the backshore on stabilized dunes, this attractive plant measures about eleven cm in height.
On rocky outcrop. Nodding buds.
Platystemon is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the poppy family containing the single species Platystemon californicus, which is known by the common name creamcups. It is native to Oregon, California, Arizona, Utah and Baja California, and is found in open grasslands and sandy soils.