Species Details

Kobresia myosuroides

seep kobresia

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Scientific Name:
Kobresia myosuroides (Vill.) Fiori & Paol.
Common Name:
seep kobresia
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP0F010
USDA Plants Symbol: KOMY
Synonyms/Other Names:
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.2 to 2B.2 on 2013-06-12
changed from 2.3 to 2.2 on 2012-11-06
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: (Jun)Aug
Elevation:
1490 - 3245 meters
4890 - 10645 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field (mesic)
  • Meadows and seeps (carbonate)
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by recreational activities and grazing. On review list in ID, and endangered in OR. See MadroƱo 17(4):93-109 (1964) and 40(1):66-67 (1993) for first and second CA reports respectively
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 10
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 2 1 0 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 8
Presence:
Presumed Extant 10
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), New Mexico (NM), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Mono (MNO), Sierra (SIE)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Alkali (3811922), Calpine (3912064), Chris Flat (3811944), Convict Lake (3711857), Dunderberg Peak (3811913), Fales Hot Springs (3811934)
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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