Countries and their stereotypical flowers

Challenge #40 in the Just Because series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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The Netherlands is known for their tulips, Australian is known for its Waratah. Show me a photo of a flower that is stereotypically from a country. Include in the description the name of the flower and what country it is known for.
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Californian Poppy
by Miwok
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The California Poppy is the official state flower of California.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 9th August, 2011 18:07 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 9th June, 2009
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 200
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