CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record carex_idahoa - Sun, Dec. 5, 2021, 23:43 ET b
Carex idahoa
common nameIdaho sedge
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life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G2G3   G2G3: Intermediate between G2 and G3
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (2):
Mount Barcroft (431C) 3711852, Station Peak (431D) 3711851
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Mono (MNO), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Minnesota (MN), Montana (MT), North Dakota (ND), Nebraska (NE), Nevada (NV), South Dakota (SD), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
blooming period Jul  
elevation range2850 - 3200 meters
Known in CA from only two occurrences near Station Pk. and Poison Creek in the White Mtns. Previously known in CA as C. parryana var. hallii. See Madroņo 35(2):164 (1988) for first two CA reports (second erroneous; actually C. norvegica) and 37(1):65 (1990) for explanation of error.
full nameCarex idahoa L.H. Bailey
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PMCYP036E0
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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 Sun, Dec. 5, 2021 from

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