Species Details

Carex lasiocarpa

woolly-fruited sedge

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Photo of Carex lasiocarpa
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Photo of Carex lasiocarpa
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Photo of Carex lasiocarpa
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Scientific Name:
Carex lasiocarpa Ehrh.
Common Name:
woolly-fruited sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP03720
USDA Plants Symbol: CALA11
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: IUCN_LC
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1980-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-09-06
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Jul
Elevation:
1700 - 2100 meters
5580 - 6890 feet
General Habitat:
  • Bogs and fens
  • Marshes and swamps (freshwater, lake margins)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by grazing, hydrological alterations, and vehicles. On review list in OR.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 20
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
9 2 1 0 0 8
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 8
Recent <=20 Years 12
Presence:
Presumed Extant 20
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Plumas (PLU), Shasta (SHA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Antelope Mtn. (4012058), Big Bend (4112118), Blue Canyon (3912036), Chalk Mtn. (4012187), Cisco Grove (3912035), Crescent Mills (4012018), Gold Lake (3912066), Kings Beach (3912021), Little Juniper Reservoir (4112034), Mt. Harkness (4012143), Pegleg Mtn. (4012048), Reading Peak (4012144), Red Cinder (4012142), Shields Creek (4112043), Swain Mountain (4012141)
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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