Eschscholzia lemmonii ssp. kernensis
Common Name: Tejon poppy
Family: Papaveraceae
Element Code: PDPAP0A071
Full Name: Eschscholzia lemmonii Greene ssp. kernensis (Munz) C. Clark

2011 Neal Kramer
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 81
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 19 11 6 0 45
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    5 76
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    81 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Possibly threatened by grazing and non-native plants. See Aliso 4:90 (1958) for original description, and Madroño 33(3):224 (1986) for revised nomenclature.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1994-01-01
  • Last Update: 2012-11-14
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 160 - 1000 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Kern (KRN),  San Luis Obispo (SLO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Liebre Twins (188A) 34118H5,  Grapevine (189B) 34118H8,  Pleito Hills (190A) 34119H1,  Tejon Ranch (213C) 35118A6,  Arvin (214A) 35118B7,  Tejon Hills (214D) 35118A7,  Coal Oil Canyon (215D) 35119A1,  Taft (216B) 35119B4,  Maricopa (216C) 35119A4,  Fellows (217A) 35119B5,  Panorama Hills (217B) 35119B6,  Bena (238C) 35118C6,  Oiler Peak (238D) 35118C5,  Rio Bravo Ranch (239A) 35118D7,  Oil Center (239B) 35118D8,  East Elk Hills (241C) 35119C4,  Tupman (241D) 35119C3,  Reward (242C) 35119C6,  West Elk Hills (242D) 35119C5,  Pine Mountain (262D) 35118E7
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1679
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

34118H5=Liebre Twins (188A) 34118H5;34118H8=Grapevine (189B) 34118H8;34119H1=Pleito Hills (190A) 34119H1;35118A6=Tejon Ranch (213C) 35118A6;35118B7=Arvin (214A) 35118B7;35118A7=Tejon Hills (214D) 35118A7;35119A1=Coal Oil Canyon (215D) 35119A1;35119B4=Taft (216B) 35119B4;35119A4=Maricopa (216C) 35119A4;35119B5=Fellows (217A) 35119B5;35119B6=Panorama Hills (217B) 35119B6;35118C6=Bena (238C) 35118C6;35118C5=Oiler Peak (238D) 35118C5;35118D7=Rio Bravo Ranch (239A) 35118D7;35118D8=Oil Center (239B) 35118D8;35119C4=East Elk Hills (241C) 35119C4;35119C3=Tupman (241D) 35119C3;35119C6=Reward (242C) 35119C6;35119C5=West Elk Hills (242D) 35119C5;35118E7=Pine Mountain (262D) 35118E7