Calflora
Taxon  Report   523    
Arctomecon merriamii  Coville
Desert poppy,  White bear poppy
Arctomecon merriamii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Nevada.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Observation Search
(86 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Arctomecon

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Arctomecon merriamii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARME2)


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 California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 08, 2020).