Species Details

Eriastrum ertterae

Lime Ridge eriastrum

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Scientific Name:
Eriastrum ertterae D. Gowen
Common Name:
Lime Ridge eriastrum
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM030F0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERER3
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Jul
Elevation:
200 - 290 meters
655 - 950 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (edges, openings)
General Micro Habitat: sometimes semi-alkaline
Micro Habitat:
  • Alkaline (sometimes)
  • Sandy
Notes:
Known only from the Lime Ridge area. Potentially threatened by recreational activities, electric transmission tower maintenance, and non-native plants. Similar to E. hooveri. See Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 7(1):21-24 (2013) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Contra Costa (CCA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Clayton (3712188)
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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