Eschscholzia glyptosperma

Greene

Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 70. 1885

EndemicSelected by author to be illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
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Illustrator: John Myers
Plants annual, scapose, erect, 5-25 cm, glabrous, sometimes glaucous. Leaves basal; blade with ultimate lobes acute. Inflorescences 1-flowered; buds nodding or sometimes erect. Flowers: receptacle conic, cup without spreading free rim; calyx acuminate, glabrous, sometimes glaucous; petals yellow, (10-)12-25 mm. Capsules 4-7 cm. Seeds tan to brown, spheric, 1.2-1.8 mm, minutely pitted. 2n = 14.

Phenology: Flowering spring (Mar–May).
Habitat: Desert washes, flats, slopes
Elevation: 50-1500 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., Nev., Utah.

Discussion

Eschscholzia glyptosperma is known from the Mojave and Sonoran deserts.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.