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Arctomecon humilis Coville
Dwarf bearclaw poppy

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Perdita meconis @ BBSL (36)

Perdita mohavensis @ BBSL (13)

Perdita turgiceps @ BBSL (1)
Apidae  Anthophora lesquerellae @ BBSL (2)

Apis mellifera @ BBSL (9)

Eucera quadricincta @ BBSL (22); BBSL__LMNRA (1)
Halictidae  Lasioglossum alius @ BBSL (18)

Lasioglossum hyalinum @ BBSL (1)

Lasioglossum perparvum @ BBSL (1)

Lasioglossum pruinosiforme @ BBSL (1)

Lasioglossum sisymbrii @ BBSL (20)
Megachilidae  Megachile fucata @ BBSL (1)

Stelis anthocopae @ BBSL (1)
Pseudococcidae  Spilococcus andersoni @ CSCA_TCN (1)

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1. Arctomecon humilis Coville, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 7: 67. 1892.

Dwarf bearclaw-poppy

Plants subscapose, to 2.5 dm. Leaves 1-8 cm; blade shallowly to deeply 3-5-lobed distally, to 1.6 cm wide distally, minutely hirsute, sparsely long-pilose. Inflorescences 2-7-flowered, branching, glabrous or nearly so; buds glabrous. Flowers: sepals glabrous; petals marcescent, 4, white, 1.2-2.5 cm; filaments somewhat dilated distally; style 1 mm. Capsules ovoid, 0.8-1.5 cm, dehiscing 1/3-1/2 length, deciduous soon after. 2 n = 24.

Flowering late spring; fruiting mid summer. Barren, heavily gypsiferous shales, creosote bush zone; of conservation concern; 700-1100 m; Utah.

Extant populations of Arctomecon humilis are known only from the area within 20 km of St. George in extreme southwestern Utah.

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