CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record carex_limosa - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 22:49 ET b
Carex limosa
common namemud sedge
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life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (28):
Dogtooth Peak (396A) 3711921, Huntington Lake (396B) 3711922, Mariposa Grove (437D) 3711955, Lake Eleanor (456A) 3711987, Ackerson Mountain (456D) 3711977, Cooper Peak (473A) 3811927, Pinecrest (473B) 3811928, Cherry Lake North (473C) 3811918, Freel Peak (522C) 3811978, Echo Lake (523D) 3812071, Loon Lake (524A) 3812083, Kyburz (524D) 3812073, Meeks Bay (538D) 3912011, Hobart Mills (554B) 3912042, Independence Lake (555A) 3912043, Cisco Grove (556D) 3912035, Bucks Lake (590B) 3912182, Dogwood Peak (590D) 3912171, Almanor (606B) 4012122, Humboldt Peak (607B) 4012124, Jonesville (607C) 4012114, Belden (607D) 4012113, Butte Meadows (608D) 4012115, Red Cinder (624B) 4012142, Mount Harkness (625A) 4012143, Reading Peak (625B) 4012144, Jess Valley (674A) 4112023, Seven Lakes Basin (682B) 4112224
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Butte (BUT), El Dorado (ELD), Fresno (FRE), Lassen (LAS), Mariposa (MPA), Nevada (NEV), Plumas (PLU), Siskiyou (SIS), Tehama (TEH), Tuolumne (TUO), Alaska (AK), Colorado (CO), Conneticut (CT), Delaware (DE)*, Iowa (IA), Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Massachusetts (MA), Maine (ME), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Montana (MT), North Dakota (ND), Nebraska (NE), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), New York (NY), Ohio (OH), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI)*, Utah (UT), Vermont (VT), Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Bogs and fens (BgFns)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)
blooming period Jun-Aug  
elevation range1200 - 2700 meters
Possibly more widespread in the Sierra Nevada. Threatened by grazing and vehicles. Potentially threatened by logging.
full nameCarex limosa L.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CALI7 Element Code  PMCYP037K0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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 Wed, Dec. 1, 2021 from

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