CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record carex_davyi - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 07:02 ET b
Carex davyi
common nameDavy's sedge
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (19):
Koip Peak (453C) 3711972, Tioga Pass (454A) 3711983, Falls Ridge (454B) 3711984, Dorrington (492D) 3812033, Carson Pass (506B) 3811968, Pacific Valley (506C) 3811958, Ebbetts Pass (506D) 3811957, Emerald Bay (523A) 3812081, Echo Lake (523D) 3812071, Kyburz (524D) 3812073, Tahoe City (538B) 3912022, Hobart Mills (554B) 3912042, Truckee (554C) 3912032, Martis Peak (554D) 3912031, Independence Lake (555A) 3912043, Webber Peak (555B) 3912044, English Mountain (556A) 3912045, Jonesville (607C) 4012114, Pikes Point (641D) 4012057
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alpine (ALP), Calaveras (CAL), El Dorado (ELD), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Sierra (SIE), Tuolumne (TUO)(?), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)
blooming period May-Aug  
elevation range1500 - 3200 meters
Possibly threatened by grazing and logging. Similar to C. petasata.
full nameCarex davyi Mack.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CADA2 Element Code  PMCYP033H0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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