Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10062 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eschscholzia glyptosperma Greene
Common name   desert poppy
R. Van Buren   685  
Coll. Date 14 February 2005 
United States
Mohave County
Locality Highway 93, directly N of cutoff to Willow Beach.
Habitat Notes gravelly wash, rocky outcrop, creosote-Encelia community. 
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 35° 52'  12" N, 114° 36'  18" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Eschscholzia glyptosperma Greene

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18958, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10062s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03113s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03619s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03965s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04987s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08693s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09362s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10064 Ambrosia salsola  var. salsola   "burrobush" same section
10069 Brassica campestris     same section
10070 Camissonia brevipes  subsp. arizonica   "Arizona suncup" same section
10071 Camissonia refracta      "narrow-leaf desert primrose" same section
10044 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" same section
10061 Draba cuneifolia      "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" same section
10073 Eriogonum trichopes      "little desert trumpet" same section
10063 Eriophyllum lanosum      "white easterbonnets" same section
10057 Eucrypta micrantha      "desert hideseed" same section
10059 Gilia scopulorum      "rock gilia" same section
10074 Hofmeisteria pluriseta      "arrow-leaf" same section
10067 Lotus humistratus      "foothill deervetch" same section
10056 Machaeranthera pinnatifida  var. gooddingii   "Goodding's spiny goldenbush" same section
10072 Mentzelia tricuspis      "spinyhair blazingstar" same section
10060 Neogaerrhinum filipes      "yellow twining snapdragon" same section
10065 Perityle emoryi      "Emory's rockdaisy" same section
10045 Phacelia rotundifolia      "round-leaf scorpionweed" same section
10068 Physalis crassifolia      "yellow nightshade groundcherry" same section
10066 Salvia columbariae      "chia" same section
10058 Schismus barbatus      "Mediterranean grass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Housholder Pass (Gap) Mohave County, AZ 2 mi. SE 2297  Housholder Pass 
Two BS Mine (Mine) Mohave County, AZ 3.2 mi. N 2474  Mount Wilson 
Willow Beach (Locale) Mohave County, AZ 3 mi. W 673  Willow Beach 
Willow Beach Sub-District Ranger Station (Locale) Mohave County, AZ 3.1 mi. W 742  Willow Beach 
Jumbo Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 3.3 mi. W   Mohave Mine 
Shallow Rapids (Rapids) Clark County, NV 3.7 mi. W 646  Willow Beach 
Shallow Rapids (Rapids) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. W 646  Willow Beach 
Black Butte (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 4.6 mi. NE 2425  Mount Wilson 
Quenos Cove (Bay) Clark County, NV 4.2 mi. W 646  Willow Beach 
Malpais Flattop Mesa (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 6.6 mi. SW 2743  Willow Beach 


Taxon Links for species Eschscholzia glyptosperma  Greene

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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