|Photo by John B. of Blue Moon|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida - Dicots|
| Eryngium baldwinii|
|Natural range of Eryngium baldwinii from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common Name: Baldwin's eryngo
Eryngium baldwinii is a dioecious biennial or perennial that grows as a forb/herb. It is aromatic, is low, and creeps along the ground. Leaves are 7 cm long and 2.5 cm wide and can be shaped as ovate, oblong, lanceolate, entire, dentate, cleft or pinnatifid. Flowers are dark to light blue 8 mm long and 4 mm wide. Branches are 1.5-5 dm long and 0.3-1 mm in diameter.
This species occurs from southern Georgia and southern Alabama, south to southern Florida.
Conservation and Management
Cultivation and restoration
References and notes
- USDA NRCS (2016) The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 01 February 2018). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.
- Tobe JD, Burks KC, Cantrell RW, Garland MA, Sweeley ME, Hall DW, Wallace P, Anglin G, Nelson G, Cooper JR, Bickner D, Gillbert K, Aymond N, Greenwood K, Raymond (1998) Florida Wetland Plants: An Identification Manual. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallhassee, FL
- Bell CR (1963) The genus Eryngium in the southeastern United States. Castanea 28(3):73-79.
- Weakley AS (2015) Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Herbarium.
- Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 1 FEB 2018