Species Details

Eriastrum rosamondense

Rosamond eriastrum

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Scientific Name:
Eriastrum rosamondense D. Gowen
Common Name:
Rosamond eriastrum
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM030G0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERRO14
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G1?
State Rank:
S1?
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.1 on 2013-12-04
Add Date: 2013-12-04
Date Edited: 2021-06-03
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May(Jun-Jul)
Elevation:
700 - 1175 meters
2295 - 3855 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chenopod scrub (openings)
  • Vernal pools (edges)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known only from the Rosamond and Rogers Dry Lake areas.  Similar to E. diffusum and E. hooveri; previously identified as the latter. Threatened by development, agriculture, and non-native plants. See Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 7(1):21-24 (2013) for original description.
Threats:

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 8
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 8
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 8
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), Kern (KRN), Los Angeles (LAX)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Lancaster West (3411862), Rogers Lake South (3411777), Rosamond (3411872), Rosamond Lake (3411871), Tinemaha Reservoir (3711812)
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
Counties   Quads