Species Details

Carex stevenii

Steven's sedge

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Scientific Name:
Carex stevenii (T. Holm) Kalela
Common Name:
Steven's sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP039D4
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank:
S1
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.2 on 2011-11-21
Add Date: 2011-11-21
Date Edited: 2021-06-03
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Aug
Elevation:
2850 - 3385 meters
9350 - 11105 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
General Micro Habitat: sometimes along creeks, sometimes dry meadows
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA only from the White Mtns. All occurrences historical; need field surveys. Previously identified as C. norvegica; see this plant in The Jepson Manual (1993). See American Journal of Science (ser. 4) 16:21-27 (1903) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), New Mexico (NM), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Mono (MNO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Boundary Peak (3711873), White Mtn. Peak (3711863)
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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