Taxon  Report   3463    
Eryngium castrense  Jeps.
Great valley button celery,  Great valley eryngo
Eryngium castrense
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Eryngium castrense
© 2010 Dr. K S Goh
Eryngium castrense
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Eryngium castrense, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Eryngium castrense
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Eryngium
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eryngium globosum var. medium
ICPN: Eryngium spinosepalum var. medium
ICPN + PLANTS: Eryngium vaseyi var. castrense
More information about  Eryngium castrense
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).