Plant ID forum: Is this from the Poppy - Papaver family

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Name: ScS
Oregon (Zone 9b)
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May 18, 2016 12:16 AM CST
I saw these flowers in shrubs at a restaurant on 5.17.2016.

The flowers are flat, no double layers. Petals look fragile.
The petals look like crepe [crinkled] paper.

Any idea?

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Name: Sue
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May 18, 2016 3:00 AM CST
I believe those are Cistus. I don't know which one though.

Edited to add, family Cistaceae, and welcome to NGA!

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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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May 18, 2016 4:52 AM CST
Cistus × purpureus

I had one for several years but they don't live forever.

Name: ScS
Oregon (Zone 9b)
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May 18, 2016 8:37 PM CST
Thank you for the welcoming greeting, I like this website.

Thank you so much for the information.
This is the exact flower, in Oregon in the USA.
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