Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Apiales > Family: Apiaceae > Genus: Eryngium > Species: Eryngium alpinum

Eryngium alpinum L.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 39 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
May also occur in
  • cropland
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 1604

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
FR4301319 France Massif du Risoux Map
FR8201643 France Crêts du Haut-Jura Map
FR8201700 France Haut Giffre Map
FR8201708 France Mont de Grange Map
FR8201709 France Cornettes de Bise Map
FR8201740 France Hauts de Chartreuse Map
FR8201751 France Massif de la Muzelle Map
FR8201778 France Landes, prairies et habitats rocheux du massif du mont Thabor Map
FR8201782 France Perron des Encombres Map
FR8201783 France Massif de la Vanoise Map
FR8202002 France Partie orientale du Massif des Bauges Map
FR9301498 France Combeynot - Lautaret - Ecrins Map
FR9301502 France Steppique Durancien et Queyrassin Map
FR9301504 France Haut Guil - Mont Viso - Val Preveyre Map
FR9301505 France Vallon des Bans - Vallée du Fournel Map
FR9301506 France Valgaudemar Map
FR9301524 France Haute Ubaye - Massif du Chambeyron Map
FR9301526 France La Tour des Sagnes - Vallon des Terres Pleines - Orrenaye Map
FR9301559 France Le Mercantour Map
IT1160021 Italy Gruppo del Tenibres Map
IT3320001 Italy Gruppo del Monte Coglians Map
IT3320003 Italy Creta di Aip e Sella di Lanza Map
IT3320011 Italy Monti Verzegnis e Valcalda Map
IT3320012 Italy Prealpi Giulie Settentrionali Map
IT3321002 Italy Alpi Giulie Map
SI3000253 Slovenia Julijske Alpe Map
FR8202003 France Massif de la Lauzière Map
IT1160062 Italy Alte Valli Stura e Maira Map
IT3321001 Italy Alpi Carniche Map
SI3000119 Slovenia Porezen Map
FR8201706 France Roc d'Enfer Map
FR8201703 France Massif de la Tournette Map
FR8201701 France Les Aravis Map
AT2109000 Austria Wolayersee und Umgebung Map
AT2106000 Austria Mussen Map
HR2000645 Croatia Bjelolasica Map
HR2000605 Croatia Nacionalni park Sjeverni Velebit Map
HR2000447 Croatia Nacionalni park Risnjak Map
HR2000871 Croatia Nacionalni park Paklenica Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

Other resources

GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Eryngium alpinum European Network on Invasive Alien Species
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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