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Arctomecon californica (California bear-poppy)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Arctomecon californica

Arctomecon californica Torr. & Frém.

California bear-poppy, Yellow desert-poppy

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ARCA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Arctomecon californica, found in southern Nevada and northwestern Arizona, has six yellow petals.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr

Distribution

USA: AZ , NV , UT

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Arctomecon californica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arctomecon californica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arctomecon californica

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-04-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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