Dwarf bear-claw poppy (Arctomecon humilis)

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Illustration of Arctomecon humilis by Lara Call Gastinger

Species: Arctomecon humilis
Common Name: Dwarf bear-claw poppy
Status: Endangered, Federal Endangered
Species Act
Range: Washington County, Utah, USA

Map of United States illustrating the range of Arctomecon humilis

Artist: Lara Call Gastinger
Artist Home Country: United States
Medium: Watercolor

Washington County, Utah, is the only place
this beautiful poppy is found. The Nature
Conservancy, assisted by funding from the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is purchasing
an 800-acre tract, called White Dome
Preserve, to conserve some of its habitat.



National Herbarium preserved specimen of Arctomecon humilis