Species Details

Carex tiogana

Tioga Pass sedge

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Scientific Name:
Carex tiogana D.W. Taylor & J. Mastrogiuseppe
Common Name:
Tioga Pass sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP03GP0
USDA Plants Symbol: CATI5
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Aug
Elevation:
3100 - 3300 meters
10170 - 10825 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps (lake margins, mesic)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from only 4 small occurrences. Threatened by recreational activities, especially foot traffic. See Novon 9(1):120 (1999) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 7
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 1 0 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 4
Presence:
Presumed Extant 7
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Mono (MNO), Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Dunderberg Peak (3811913), Koip Peak (3711972)
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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