Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05823 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eschscholzia californica Cham.
Common name   California poppy
J. Skoubye   s.n.  
Coll. Date 19 May 2001 
United States
Utah County
Locality Butterfield Canyon, along 3 to 4 miles of road up canyon.
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 30'  N, 112° 3'  W
Township Range T4S, R2E, Sec. 31, 32, 6  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Eschscholzia californica Cham.

Common Name(s): California goldenpoppy, California poppy.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18956, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Papaverales
                                Family: Papaveraceae
                                    Genus: Eschscholzia
                                        Species: Eschscholzia californica


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05823s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04342s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wide Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. SW   Tickville Spring 
Indian Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 0.8 mi. S   Tickville Spring 
Cement Ditch (Canal) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. N 5010  Copperton 
Trinity Community Church (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 5207  Copperton 
Draper Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Tickville Spring 
Herriman (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 4938  Copperton 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Salt Lake County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 4938  Copperton 
Hi Country Estates (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. W 5289  Copperton 
Rose Canyon (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.4 mi. SW   Tickville Spring 
Butterfield Creek (Stream) Salt Lake County, UT 1.5 mi. NE   Lowe Peak 
Fort Herriman Historical Marker (Park) Salt Lake County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 4925  Copperton 
Copper Creek (Stream) Salt Lake County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Copperton 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Tickville Spring 
Farmers Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Tickville Spring 
Butterfield Canyon (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Herriman Cemetery (Cemetery) Salt Lake County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 4918  Copperton 
Step Mountain (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 2 mi. SW 5981  Tickville Spring 
Shaggy Peak (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 1.7 mi. W 5866  Tickville Spring 
South Mountain (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 2.4 mi. S 6723  Tickville Spring 
Foothills (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1.9 mi. E 4908  Tickville Spring 


Taxon Links for species Eschscholzia californica  Cham.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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