Species Details

Eryngium racemosum

Delta button-celery

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Scientific Name:
Eryngium racemosum Jeps.
Common Name:
Delta button-celery
Family: Apiaceae
Element Code: PDAPI0Z0S0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERRA5
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual/perennial herb
Blooming Period: (May)Jun-Oct
Elevation:
3 - 30 meters
10 - 100 feet
General Habitat:
  • Riparian scrub (vernally mesic clay depressions)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:

Threatened by agriculture, non-native plants, and flood control activities. See Flora of California 2(1):659 (1936) by W.L. Jepson for original description.

Threats:

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 26
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 7 2 1 7 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 22
Recent <=20 Years 4
Presence:
Presumed Extant 19
Possibly Extirpated 7
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Calaveras (CAL), Contra Costa (CCA), Merced (MER), San Joaquin (SJQ)*, Stanislaus (STA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Crows Landing (3712141)*, Gustine (3712038), Jenny Lind (3812017), Lathrop (3712173)*, Peters (3712181)*, Ripon (3712162)*, Salt Spring Valley (3812016), San Luis Ranch (3712027), Sandy Mush (3712025), Stevinson (3712037), Turlock Lake (3712055), Turner Ranch (3712026), Vernalis (3712163)*, Westley (3712152)*, Woodward Island (3712185)
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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