Taxon  Report   3457    
Eryngium aristulatum  Jeps.
California eryngo,  Jepson's button celery
Eryngium aristulatum
© 2003 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Eryngium aristulatum
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Eryngium aristulatum
© 2013 John Doyen
Eryngium aristulatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Eryngium aristulatum
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Eryngium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Eryngium aristulatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).