Carex leptalea
Common Name: bristle-stalked sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP037E0
Full Name: Carex leptalea Wahl.

2003 Steve Matson
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 9
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 2 1 0 2 4
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    5 4
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    7 1 1
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by hydrological alterations, logging, and non-native plants. Apparently extirpated in MRN Co. by wetland conversion. Sensitive in ID.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1994-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-06-12
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 0 - 700 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, !AK, !AL, !AR, Colorado, !CT, !DC, !DE, !FL, !GA, !IA, Idaho, !IL, !IN, !KY, !LA, !MA, !MD, !ME, !MI, !MN, !MO, !MS, !MT, !NC, !ND, !NH, !NJ, New Mexico, !NY, !OH, !OK, Oregon, !PA, !RI, !SC, !SD, !TN, Texas, Utah, !VA, !VT, Washington, !WI, !WV, Wyoming
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Del Norte (DNT),  Humboldt (HUM),  Marin (MRN) *,  Trinity (TRI)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Drakes Bay (485C)* 38122A8,  Mad River Buttes (653A) 40123F7,  Fields Landing (654B) 40124F2,  Trinity Center (666B)* 40122H6,  Rodgers Peak (689A) 41124B1,  Trinidad (689C) 41124A2,  Crannell (689D) 41124A1,  Cant Hook Mtn. (722B) 41123F8
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1609
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

38122A8=Drakes Bay (485C)* 38122A8;40123F7=Mad River Buttes (653A) 40123F7;40124F2=Fields Landing (654B) 40124F2;40122H6=Trinity Center (666B)* 40122H6;41124B1=Rodgers Peak (689A) 41124B1;41124A2=Trinidad (689C) 41124A2;41124A1=Crannell (689D) 41124A1;41123F8=Cant Hook Mtn. (722B) 41123F8