CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record carex_petasata - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 20:59 ET b
Carex petasata
common nameLiddon's sedge
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life formperennial 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
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 (29):
Kearsarge Peak (373D) 3611873, White Mountain Peak (432A) 3711863, Mammoth Mountain (435A) 3711961, Fales Hot Springs (488C) 3811934, Topaz Lake (505A) 3811965, Heenan Lake (505B) 3811966, Twain (606D) 4012111, Janesville (622D) 4012035, Swain Mountain (624A) 4012141, Spalding Tract (641A) 4012067, Champs Flat (641B) 4012068, Antelope Mountain (641C) 4012058, Harvey Mountain (642A) 4012161, Poison Lake (642B) 4012162, Pine Creek Valley (642D) 4012151, Swains Hole (643A) 4012163, Bullard Lake (659C) 4012078, Sheepshead (659D) 4012077, Corders Reservoir (660C) 4012172, Straylor Lake (660D) 4012171, Jellico (661D) 4012173, Emerson Peak (673B) 4112022, Knox Mountain (675B) 4112026, Adin (676B) 4112028, Lane Reservoir (676D) 4112017, Eagle Peak (690C) 4112032, Surprise (708C) 4112054, Mahogany Ridge (709D) 4112055, Lake Annie (724A) 4112081
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alpine (ALP), Inyo (INY), Lassen (LAS), Mono (MNO), Modoc (MOD), Plumas (PLU), Shasta (SHA), Sierra (SIE), Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Broadleafed upland forest (BUFrs)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range600 - 3320 meters
Threatened by logging, grazing, and fire. Possibly threatened by vehicles.
full nameCarex petasata Dewey
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CAPE7 Element Code  PMCYP03AE0
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 Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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