Species Details

Eriastrum brandegeeae

Brandegee's eriastrum

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Scientific Name:
Eriastrum brandegeeae H. Mason
Common Name:
Brandegee's eriastrum
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM030H0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERBR3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G1Q
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: BLM_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B.2 to 1B.1 on 2012-08-23
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Aug
Elevation:
425 - 840 meters
1395 - 2755 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Sandy
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Most reliable occurrence is at and near type locality near Borax Lake, which may include the only true representatives of this taxon. Plants from COL, GLE, THE, and southern SHA cos. may be attributable to E. brandegeeae, E. tracyi or undescribed taxa; needs study. Seriously threatened at its type locality by development. Also threatened by grazing, competition, recreational activities, vehicles, and road maintenance. Includes E. tracyi in TJM (1993); does not include E. tracyi here. See Madroño 8(3):88-89 (1945) for original description, and Madroño 55(1):82-87 (2008) for additional taxonomic information.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 2 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 3
Presence:
Presumed Extant 6
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lake (LAK)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Clearlake Highlands (3812286), Kelseyville (3812287), The Geysers (3812277)
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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