Taxon  Report   523 
Arctomecon merriamii  Cov.
desert poppy, white bear poppy
Arctomecon merriamii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and to Nevada.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Arctomecon
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Arctomecon merriamii  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARME2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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