Species Details

Eriastrum luteum

yellow-flowered eriastrum

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Scientific Name:
Eriastrum luteum (Benth.) Mason
Common Name:
yellow-flowered eriastrum
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM03080
USDA Plants Symbol: ERLU3
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May-Jun
Elevation:
290 - 1000 meters
950 - 3280 feet
General Habitat:
  • Broadleafed upland forest
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Notes:
Threatened by vehicles and grazing. Possibly threatened by development. See MadroƱo 8:81 (1945) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 34
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
5 4 3 0 1 21
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 21
Recent <=20 Years 13
Presence:
Presumed Extant 33
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Adelaida (3512067), Alder Peak (3512183), Atascadero (3512046), Bear Canyon (3612113), Bryson (3512171), Burnett Peak (3512172), Hames Valley (3512088), Jolon (3512182), Lime Mountain (3512068), Pebblestone Shut-in (3512161), Santa Margarita (3512045), Santa Margarita Lake (3512034), Templeton (3512056), Tierra Redonda Mountain (3512078), Williams Hill (3512181), Wilson Corner (3512044)
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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