CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record carex_lyngbyei - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 23:04 ET b
Carex lyngbyei
common nameLyngbye's 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 (16):
Bolinas (467B) 3712286, Cuttings Wharf (483A) 3812223, Inverness (485D) 3812217, Point Arena (537B) 3812386, Noyo Hill (568B) 3912346, Mendocino (569D) 3912337, Dutchmans Knoll (584C) 3912356, Inglenook (585D) 3912357, Cannibal Island (655A) 4012463, Ferndale (655D) 4012453, Arcata North (672A) 4012481, Eureka (672C) 4012472, Arcata South (672D) 4012471, Crannell (689D) 4112411, Sister Rocks (723B) 4112462, Crescent City (740C) 4112472
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Marin (MRN), Napa (NAP), Alaska (AK), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(brackish or freshwater)
blooming period Apr-Aug  
elevation range0 - 10 meters
Possibly threatened by grazing, non-native plants, and habitat disturbance.
full nameCarex lyngbyei Hornem.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CALY3 Element Code  PMCYP037Y0
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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