Species Details

Carex klamathensis

Klamath sedge

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Scientific Name:
Carex klamathensis B.L. Wilson & Janeway
Common Name:
Klamath sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP03L70
USDA Plants Symbol: CAKL
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: SB_UCSC
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.2 on 2008-03-20
Add Date: 2008-03-20
Date Edited: 2022-12-06
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
1000 - 1140 meters
3280 - 3740 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Meadows and seeps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Not in The Jepson Manual (1993). 
Threats:
Threatened by mining, recreational activities, and vehicles.
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 3
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 3
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Colusa (COL), Lake (LAK), Siskiyou (SIS), Tehama (TEH), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
China Mtn. (4112245), Hough Springs (3912225), Raglin Ridge (4012216), Siligo Peak (4012288)
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
CNPS Status Review: Proposed New Add to Rank 1B.2, G2 / S1.2 
Original Description: J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 1(1): 69-77 (2007)
Species Account: Carex klamathensis profile for potential Species of Conservation Concern evaluation (2018)