Taxon  Report   3456    
Eryngium alismifolium  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, 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
Communities: Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eryngium alismaefolium
ICPN: Eryngium articulatum var. microcephalum
ICPN: Eryngium minimum
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More information about  Eryngium alismifolium
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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: Dec 11, 2018).

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