Eschscholzia californica subsp. mexicana

(Greene) C. Clark

Syst. Bot. 3: 382. 1978

Basionyms: Eschscholzia mexicana Greene Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 69. 1885
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
Plants annual; cotyledons unlobed. Flowers: receptacular cup with spreading rim often inconspicuous. 2n = 12.

Phenology: Flowering mid winter–late summer (Feb–Sep).
Habitat: Deserts
Elevation: to 2000 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., N.Mex., Nev., Tex., Utah, Mexico (Sonora).

Discussion

C. T. Mason Jr. (pers. comm.) has noted several specimens from Arizona as far east as Cochise County that appear to be perennial.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.