Taxon  Report   3462    
Eryngium articulatum  Hook.
Beethistle,  Coyote thistle
Eryngium articulatum
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Eryngium articulatum
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Eryngium articulatum
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Eryngium articulatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eryngium articulatum
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Eryngium
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh, freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eryngium articulatum var. bakeri
ICPN: Eryngium harknessii
More information about  Eryngium articulatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).