Species Details

Eriastrum hooveri

Hoover's eriastrum

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Scientific Name:
Eriastrum hooveri (Jeps.) Mason
Common Name:
Hoover's eriastrum
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM03070
USDA Plants Symbol: ERHO2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Jul
Elevation:
50 - 915 meters
165 - 3000 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chenopod scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: Sometimes gravelly
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Previously listed as Threatened by USFWS, but delisted in 2003. Threatened by agriculture, grazing, urbanization, energy development, and vehicles. See MadroƱo 45(4):290-300 (1998) for ecological information and 46(4):215-216 (1999) for distributional information.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 47
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 14 8 0 11 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 47
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 36
Possibly Extirpated 2
Presumed Extirpated 9
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), Kern (KRN), Kings (KNG), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Santa Barbara (SBA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Antelope Plain (3511967), Arvin (3511827), Auberry (3711914), Avenal (3612012), Avenal Gap (3511978), Ballinger Canyon (3411984), Bear Mountain (3511826), Belridge (3511946), Buttonwillow (3511944), Coalinga (3612023), Curry Mountain (3612014), Cuyama (3411985), Cuyama Peak (3411974), East Elk Hills (3511934), Famoso (3511952), Fellows (3511925), Fox Mountain (3411975), Guijarral Hills (3612022), Hammonds Ranch (3612076), Helm (3612051), Jamesan (3612062), Kerman (3612061), Kettleman City (3611918), Kettleman Plain (3512081), Kreyenhagen Hills (3612013), La Cima (3612011), Lamont (3511838), Las Yeguas Ranch (3511948), Lebec (3411877), Lokern (3511945), Lone Tree Well (3511976), Los Viejos (3511988), Lost Hills (3511956), Lost Hills NE (3511965), Lost Hills NW (3511966), Maricopa (3511914), Mouth of Kern (3511923), New Cuyama (3411986), Oil Center (3511848), Oildale (3511941), Packwood Creek (3512051), Panorama Hills (3511926), Peak Mountain (3411987), Pleito Hills (3411981), Raisin (3611958), Rio Bravo (3511943), Rosedale (3511942), Sawtooth Ridge (3512061), Semitropic (3511955), Shale Point (3511958), Stevens (3511932), Taft (3511924), Taylor Canyon (3511918), Tranquillity (3612063), Tumey Hills (3612056), Tupman (3511933), Weed Patch (3511828), Weldon (3511863), Wells Ranch (3511916), West Camp (3511977), West Elk Hills (3511935), Winters Ridge (3411886)
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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