Taxon  Report   3456 
Eryngium alismifolium  E. Greene
Alisma leaved coyote thistle,  Coyote thistle, Modoc eryngo
Eryngium alismifolium
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Eryngium alismifolium
© 2011 Steve Matson
Eryngium alismifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eryngium alismifolium
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Eryngium
Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Eryngium alismaefolium
TJM2: Eryngium articulatum var. microcephalum
TJM2: Eryngium minimum
TJM2: Eryngium petiolatum var. minimum
More information about  Eryngium alismifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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