A annual wildflower. In the past it was common in open fields and following fires. Now largely replaced with weedy annual grasses, starthistle, and mustard. Cream cups used to be included in wildflower seed mixes, but is a costly seed. Expect to pay dearly if you can find the seed at all.
Platystemon californicus is great for a butterfly garden.
Foliage of Platystemon californicus is na.
Flower of Platystemon californicus has color yellow.
Communities for Platystemon californicus:Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Southern Oak Woodland and Central Oak Woodland.