Species Details

Carex nardina

nard sedge

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Photo of Carex nardina
J. Mastrogiuseppe
Photo of Carex nardina
©2014 Dana York
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Aug-Sep
Elevation:
2105 - 2175 meters
6905 - 7135 feet
General Habitat:
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: rocky outcrops
Micro Habitat:
  • Carbonate
  • Rocky
Notes:
Discovered in CA by D. York in 2011; known in CA only from the Marble Mtns. Possibly threatened by global climate shifts and stochastic events. If taxonomically recognized, some North American populations would be attributed to C. hepburnii. Not in TJM 2. See Novitiarum Florae Suecicae Mantissa 2:55 (1839) for original description, and MadroƱo 59(4):231 (2012) for information on discovery in CA.
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 0
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Marble Mountain (4112352)
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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