Species Details

Eschscholzia lemmonii ssp. kernensis

Tejon poppy

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Scientific Name:
Eschscholzia lemmonii Greene ssp. kernensis (Munz) C. Clark
Common Name:
Tejon poppy
Family: Papaveraceae
Element Code: PDPAP0A071
USDA Plants Symbol: ESLEK
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_SBBG; SB_USDA
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: (Feb)Mar-May
Elevation:
160 - 1000 meters
525 - 3280 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chenopod scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Possibly threatened by grazing and non-native plants. See Aliso 4:90 (1958) for original description, and MadroƱo 33(3):224 (1986) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 86
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 20 12 6 0 44
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 57
Recent <=20 Years 29
Presence:
Presumed Extant 86
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Arvin (3511827), Bena (3511836), Coal Oil Canyon (3511911), East Elk Hills (3511934), Fellows (3511925), Frazier Mtn. (3411878), Grapevine (3411888), Liebre Twins (3411885), Maricopa (3511914), Oil Center (3511848), Oiler Peak (3511835), Panorama Hills (3511926), Pine Mountain (3511857), Pleito Hills (3411981), Reward (3511936), Rio Bravo Ranch (3511847), Taft (3511924), Tejon Hills (3511817), Tejon Ranch (3511816), Tupman (3511933), West Elk Hills (3511935)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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