CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record eryngium_spinosepalum - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 22:09 ET c
Eryngium spinosepalum
common namespiny-sepaled button-celery
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life formannual/perennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (46):
Simmler (243C) 3511938, California Valley (244D) 3512031, Camatta Ranch (245A) 3512043, Glennville (261B) 3511866, Woody (262A) 3511867, Sand Canyon (262B) 3511868, Pine Mountain (262D) 3511857, Mcfarland (263B) 3511962, Delano East (287C) 3511972, Springville (309A)* 3611827, Success Dam (309C) 3611818, Globe (309D) 3611817, Kaweah (332B) 3611848, Chickencoop Canyon (332C) 3611838, Woodlake (333A) 3611941, Ivanhoe (333B) 3611942, Exeter (333C) 3611932, Rocky Hill (333D) 3611931, Monson (334A) 3611943, Giant Forest (354D) 3611857, Miramonte (355A) 3611961, Tucker Mountain (355B) 3611962, Orange Cove North (356A) 3611963, Wahtoke (356B) 3611964, Orange Cove South (356D) 3611953, Humphreys Station (377B) 3611984, Friant (378B) 3611986, Round Mountain (378D)* 3611975, Lanes Bridge (379A) 3611987, Gravelly Ford (380C) 3612072, Millerton Lake West (398C) 3711916, Millerton Lake East (398D) 3711915, Little Table Mountain (399D) 3711917, Le Grand (400B) 3712022, Plainsburg (401A) 3712023, Pacheco Pass (404C) 3712112, Owens Reservoir (420C) 3712032, Merced (421C) 3712034, Planada (421D) 3712033, Gustine (423C) 3712038, Newman (424D) 3712131, La Grange (440B) 3712064, Snelling (440C) 3712054, Merced Falls (440D) 3712053, New Melones Dam (459A) 3712085, Byron Hot Springs (463C) 3712176
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Contra Costa (CCA), Fresno (FRE), Kern (KRN), Madera (MAD), Merced (MER), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Stanislaus (STA), Tulare (TUL), Tuolumne (TUO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)
•Vernal pools (VnPls)
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range80 - 975 meters
Threatened by development, grazing, road maintenance, hydrological alterations, and agriculture. Apparently intergrades with E. castrense, and possibly E. vaseyi.
full nameEryngium spinosepalum Math.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ERSP16 Element Code  PDAPI0Z0Y0
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 from

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