in J. C. Frémont, Rep. Exped. Rocky Mts., 312. 1845
Phenology: Flowering mid spring; fruiting early summer.
Habitat: Barren shales that are heavily gypsiferous or otherwise chemically unusual (borate-bearing, lithium-bearing), creosote bush zone
Elevation: 500-1000 m
Of conservation concern.
Arctomecon californica is found in mostly small populations ranging from the vicinity of Las Vegas, Nevada, eastward to extreme northwestern Arizona near Lake Mead. It is known otherwise only from a single collection in Washington County, Utah.
|Author||Susan E. Meyer +|
|Authority||Torrey & Frémont in J. C. Frémont +|
|Common name||Golden bearclaw-poppy +|
|Distribution||Ariz. +, Nev. + and Utah. +|
|Elevation||500-1000 m +|
|Habitat||Barren shales that are heavily gypsiferous or otherwise chemically unusual (borate-bearing, lithium-bearing), creosote bush zone +|
|Illustrator||John Myers +|
|Phenology||Flowering mid spring + and fruiting early summer. +|
|Publication title||in J. C. Frémont, Rep. Exped. Rocky Mts., +|
|Publication year||1845 +|
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|Special status||Conservation concern +, Endemic + and Selected by author to be illustrated +|
|Taxon family||Papaveraceae +|
|Taxon name||Arctomecon californica +|
|Taxon parent||Arctomecon +|
|Taxon rank||species +|
|Volume||Volume 3 +|