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We were over by Grand Junction and this plant was next to the sidewalk in a flower garden. It almost looks like some sort of cabbage. And there was a nice tree with large spiny fruit.
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And some sort of nut tree?
 
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The tree looks like a Horse Chestnut to me.
 
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The flower looks like some sort of poppy - Stylomecon, maybe?
 
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Or maybe Glaucium flavum.
 
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