Species Details

Carex serpenticola

serpentine sedge

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Photo of Carex serpenticola
©2005 Norman Jensen
Photo of Carex serpenticola
©2005 Norman Jensen
Photo of Carex serpenticola
©2005 Norman Jensen
Scientific Name:
Carex serpenticola P.F. Zika
Common Name:
serpentine sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP03KM0
USDA Plants Symbol: CASE33
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
S3
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-11-01
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Mar-May
Elevation:
60 - 1200 meters
195 - 3935 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps (mesic, serpentinite)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Not in The Jepson Manual.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 17
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 17
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 17
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 17
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Broken Rib Mtn. (4112386), Cant Hook Mtn. (4112368), Childs Hill (4112461), Gasquet (4112378), High Divide (4112481), High Plateau Mtn. (4112388), Hiouchi (4112471), Klamath Glen (4112358), Polar Bear Mtn. (4112385), Shelly Creek Ridge (4112387), Smith River (4112482)
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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