Species Details

Carex hystericina

porcupine sedge

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Photo of Carex hystericina
©2014 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.1 to 2B.1 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: May-Jun
Elevation:
610 - 915 meters
2000 - 3000 feet
General Habitat:
  • Marshes and swamps (streambanks)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Endangered in OR, and state-listed as Sensitive in WA.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Arkansas (AR), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Connecticut (CT), 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), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New Mexico (NM), New York (NY), North Dakota (ND), Ohio (OH), Oklahoma (OK), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), South Dakota (SD), Tennessee (TN), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), Vermont (VT), Virginia (VA), Washington (WA), West Virginia (WV), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alpine (ALP), El Dorado (ELD), Lake (LAK), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)*
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bark Shanty Gulch (4112345), Bartlett Springs (3912226), Caples Lake (3812061), Carson Pass (3811968), Echo Lake (3812071), Freel Peak (3811978), Lewiston (4012267)*, Somes Bar (4112344)
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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