CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record rhynchospora_alba - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 05:07 ET b
Rhynchospora alba
common namewhite beaked-rush
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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
S2      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 (13):
Half Dome (437A) 3711965, Sebastopol (502A) 3812247, Elk (552B) 3912326, Graniteville (556B) 3912046, Cisco Grove (556D) 3912035, Mathison Peak (568C) 3912336, Fort Bragg (569A) 3912347, Inglenook (585D) 3912357, Crescent Mills (605C) 4012018, Mount Harkness (625A) 4012143, Reading Peak (625B) 4012144, Dubakella Mountain 15' SW (632C) 4012332, Covington Mill (667A) 4012287
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY)?, Mendocino (MEN), Mariposa (MPA)?, Nevada (NEV)?, Plumas (PLU), Sonoma (SON), Trinity (TRI), Alaska (AK), Alabama (AL), Conneticut (CT), District of Columbia (DC), Delaware (DE), Georgia (GA), Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Massachusetts (MA), Maryland (MD), Maine (ME), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), North Carolina (NC), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New York (NY), Ohio (OH), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), South Carolina (SC), Tennesee (TN), Virginia (VA), Vermont (VT), Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), West Virginia (WV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Bogs and fens (BgFns)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(freshwater)
blooming period Jun-Aug  
elevation range60 - 2040 meters
Does plant occur in DNT, INY, or MPA counties? Threatened by grazing, trampling, and hydrological alterations. Endangered in ID, and on review list in OR.
full nameRhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  RHAL3 Element Code  PMCYP0N010
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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