Species Details

Eschscholzia minutiflora ssp. twisselmannii

Red Rock poppy

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Scientific Name:
Eschscholzia minutiflora Wats. ssp. twisselmannii C. Clark & Faull
Common Name:
Red Rock poppy
Family: Papaveraceae
Element Code: PDPAP0A093
USDA Plants Symbol: ESMIT
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_USDA
CRPR Changes:
removed from 1B.2 on 2013-02-01
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
680 - 1230 meters
2230 - 4035 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub (volcanic tuff)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known only from the Rand and El Paso mountains. Threatened by vehicles. A synonym of E. minutiflora in TJM (1993) and TJM 2. See MadroƱo 38(2):73-79 (1991) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 27
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 12 6 1 0 4
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 15
Recent <=20 Years 12
Presence:
Presumed Extant 27
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cantil (3511738), Edwards (3411788), El Paso Peaks (3511746), Garlock (3511747), Johannesburg (3511736), Klinker Mtn. (3511745), Saltdale NW (3511748)
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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