Species Details

Carex buxbaumii

Buxbaum's sedge

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© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Scientific Name:
Carex buxbaumii Wahlenb.
Common Name:
Buxbaum's sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP032B0
USDA Plants Symbol: CABU6
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Aug
Elevation:
3 - 3300 meters
10 - 10825 feet
General Habitat:
  • Bogs and fens
  • Meadows and seeps (mesic)
  • Marshes and swamps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by foot traffic. Similar to C. limosa.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), Arkansas (AR), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Connecticut (CT), Delaware (DE), District of Columbia (DC)*, Georgia (GA)*, Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Kansas (KS), Kentucky (KY)*, Maine (ME), Maryland (MD), Massachusetts (MA), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Missouri (MO), Montana (MT), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New York (NY), North Carolina (NC), North Dakota (ND), Ohio (OH), Oklahoma (OK), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), South Carolina (SC), Tennessee (TN), Utah (UT), Vermont (VT), Virginia (VA), Washington (WA), West Virginia (WV), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Humboldt (HUM), Inyo (INY), Marin (MRN), Plumas (PLU), Siskiyou (SIS), Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Canyondam (4012121), Crescent Mills (4012018), Drakes Bay (3812218), Lake Eleanor (3711987), Lake Elsinore (3311763), Mt. Morgan (3711846), Rodgers Peak (4112421), Seven Lakes Basin (4112224), Tioga Pass (3711983), Trinidad (4112412), Twain (4012111)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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