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asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th June, 2020

Is it illegal to pick poppies?

As that turns out, it's not entirely true! You can pick, bend, eat or smoke a Poppy as long it is not on state property. However, if a Poppy or any other flower is on School, Park, a median or even outside a courthouse, DO NOT pick or hurt the flower.

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In this manner, is Picking California poppies illegal?

Pretty much every Californian has heard that it is illegal to pick Poppies in the state. Under this law, it can be illegal to pick poppies, if they are on land not owned by the picker. However, if the picker owns the land, or has permission to pick the poppies from the land's owner, then they can pick the flowers.

One may also ask, is it illegal to pick poppies in the UK? Under the 1981 Wildlife and Countryside Act, it's illegal in the UK to: pick flowers in public parks or community gardens. pick flowers on National Trust property or nature reserves. pick flowers from roundabouts etc (which are looked after by the council)

Herein, is it against the law to pick a state flower?

Picking plants on private property will subject you to laws against criminal trespass, but you are perfectly protected by law to pick public wildflowers, even the state flower the Texas Bluebonnet. On the other hand, there are areas designated by certain states as wildflower areas.

Is the poppy flower protected?

While there is no law protecting the California poppy specifically, California Penal Code Section 384a requires written landowner permission to remove and sell plant material from land that a person does not own, and removing or damaging plants from property that a person does not own without permission may constitute

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