Species Details

Calliandra eriophylla

pink fairy-duster

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Scientific Name:
Calliandra eriophylla Benth.
Common Name:
pink fairy-duster
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB0N040
USDA Plants Symbol: CAER
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1980-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: Jan-Mar
120 - 1500 meters
395 - 4920 feet
General Habitat:
  • Sonoran desert scrub (sandy, rocky)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Total Occurrences: 53
Element Occurrence Ranks:
3 11 8 2 0 29
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 41
Recent <=20 Years 12
Presumed Extant 53
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), New Mexico (NM), Texas (TX)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Buzzards Peak (3311427), Cactus (3211478), Chuckwalla Spring (3311542), Clyde (3211488), Earthquake Valley (3311614), East of Acolita (3311511), East of Aztec Mines (3311551), Ford Dry Lake (3311561), Harper Canyon (3311612), Hedges (3211487), Hopkins Well (3311458), In-ko-pah Gorge (3211661), Mammoth Wash (3311522), Monument Peak (3211684), Mount Signal (3211566), Mt. Barrow (3311428), Ninemile Wash (3311418), Ogilby (3211477), Picacho Peak (3211486), Quartz Peak (3311417), Tortuga (3311523), Whale Peak (3311613), Yuha Basin (3211567)
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.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads