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|Family: Papaveraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eschscholzia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eschscholzia minutiflora S. Watson
Habit: Annual, erect or spreading, 5--35 cm, glabrous, gray- or blue-glaucous. Leaf: segments short, generally obtuse, entire to shallowly notched. Flower: bud nodding, short-pointed, glabrous, occasionally glaucous; receptacle obconic; petals 3--6(26) mm, yellow, base occasionally orange-spotted. Fruit: 3--6 cm. Seed: 1--1.4 mm wide, generally oblong to elliptic, net-ridged, brown to black. Chromosomes: 2n=12,24,36.
Ecology: Desert washes, flats, slopes; Elevation: < 2600 m. Bioregional Distribution: se SCoRO, SNE, D; Distribution Outside California: to southern Nevada, southwestern Utah, western Arizona, northwestern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Variable; further study needed to determine if Eschscholzia minutiflora subsp. covillei (Greene) C. Clark (petals 6--18 mm; 2n=24; northern and central DMoj), Eschscholzia minutiflora subsp. twisselmannii C. Clark & M. Faull (petals 10--26 mm; 2n=12; western DMoj) deserve taxonomic recognition.
Synonyms: Eschscholzia parishii, misappl.
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary L. Hannan & Curtis Clark
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Previous taxon: Eschscholzia lobbii
Next taxon: Eschscholzia parishii
Citation for this treatment: Gary L. Hannan & Curtis Clark 2017. Eschscholzia minutiflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=25212, accessed on April 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 26, 2017.