Species Details

Carex xerophila

chaparral sedge

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Scientific Name:
Carex xerophila Janeway & Zika
Common Name:
chaparral sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP03M60
USDA Plants Symbol: CAXE2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.2 on 2016-06-06
Add Date: 2016-06-06
Date Edited: 2021-10-04
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Jun
Elevation:
440 - 770 meters
1445 - 2525 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gabbroic
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Threatened by development, urbanization, alteration of fire regimes, recreational activities, and non-native plants. Similar to C. brainerdii and C. globosa. See MadroƱo 61(3):299-307 (2014) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 15
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 4 0 0 0 8
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 14
Presence:
Presumed Extant 15
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), El Dorado (ELD), Nevada (NEV), Yuba (YUB)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Challenge (3912142), Grass Valley (3912121), Nevada City (3912131), Paradise East (3912175), Pilot Hill (3812171), Rackerby (3912143), Rough And Ready (3912122), Shingle Springs (3812068)
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
Counties   Quads