Species Details

Eriastrum sparsiflorum

few-flowered eriastrum

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Scientific Name:
Eriastrum sparsiflorum (Eastw.) H. Mason
Common Name:
few-flowered eriastrum
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM030B2
USDA Plants Symbol: ERSP3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 4.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S4
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
added to 4.3 on 2012-09-04
Add Date: 2012-09-04
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May-Sep
Elevation:
1075 - 1710 meters
3525 - 5610 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Joshua tree "woodland"
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Openings (usually)
  • Sandy
Notes:
Possibly threatened by development, habitat loss, and road and trail maintenance. Previously included E. signatum; a common plant that was formerly undescribed. See Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences III 2(9):291-292 (1902) for original description, Madroño 8(3):86-87 (1945) for taxonomic treatment, and Madroño 55(1):82-87 (2008) for revised circumscription.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alpine (ALP), Fresno (FRE), Inyo (INY), Kern (KRN), Lassen (LAS), Mono (MNO), Plumas (PLU), Riverside (RIV), San Benito (SBT), San Bernardino (SBD), Sierra (SIE), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Antelope Valley (3912063), Beckwourth Pass (3912071), Benton (3711874), Benton Hot Springs (3711875), Big Alkali (3811922), Big Pine (3711823), Bishop (3711834), Blairsden (3912075), Camp Nelson (3611825), Cane Canyon (3511852), Chilcoot (3912072), Cima Dome (3511535), Coleville (3811955), Constantia (3912081), Convict Lake (3711857), Coyote Flat (3711824), Crag Peak (3611812), Dexter Canyon (3711877), Doyle (4012011), Fairview (3511884), Fish Springs (3711813), Glass Mountain (3711876), Hockett Peak (3611824), Hume (3611878), Janesville (4012035), Joaquin Rocks (3612034), Johnstonville (4012045), June Lake (3711971), Kearsarge Peak (3611873), Kirkwood Spring (3811828), Lamont Peak (3511871), Litchfield (4012044), Little Mud Flat (4012042), Lundy (3811912), McKesick Peak (4012012), Milford (4012023), Mount Dana (3711982), Olancha (3611831), Pinyon Mtn. (3511842), Poleta Canyon (3711833), Risue Canyon (3811954), Roosevelt Mine (3311457), Sacatar Canyon (3511881), Santa Rita Peak (3612035), Sentinel Peak (3611815), Signal Hill (3511511), Sirretta Peak (3511883), The Sphinx (3611875), Tungsten Hills (3711835), Uhlmeyer Spring (3711822), Union Wash (3611861), Vermillion Canyon (3611738), Walker Pass (3511861), West of Snowstorm Mtn. (4012064), Woodfords (3811977)
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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Presumed Extant
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