Carex vallicola
Common Name: western valley sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP03EA0
Full Name: Carex vallicola Dewey

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Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 14
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 1 1 0 0 12
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    8 6
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    14 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • State-listed as Sensitive in WA. See American Journal of Science II 82:40 (1861) for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 2001-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-06-12
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1525 - 2805 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, !MT, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, !SD, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Alpine (ALP),  Lassen (LAS),  Mono (MNO),  Modoc (MOD)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Mt. Barcroft (431C) 37118E2,  Mount Dana (453B) 37119H2,  Mt. Patterson (488A) 38119D3,  Chris Flat (488B) 38119D4,  Mt. Jackson (488D) 38119C3,  Pickel Meadow (489D) 38119C5,  Desert Creek Peak (504D) 38119E3,  Topaz Lake (505A) 38119F5,  Heenan Lake (505B) 38119F6,  Evans Canyon (570A) 39120F1,  Snake Lake (673A) 41120B1,  Emerson Peak (673B) 41120B2,  Holbrook Canyon (675D) 41120A5,  Mt. Bidwell (724B) 41120H2
  • 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 1859
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 ].

37118E2=Mt. Barcroft (431C) 37118E2;37119H2=Mount Dana (453B) 37119H2;38119D3=Mt. Patterson (488A) 38119D3;38119D4=Chris Flat (488B) 38119D4;38119C3=Mt. Jackson (488D) 38119C3;38119C5=Pickel Meadow (489D) 38119C5;38119E3=Desert Creek Peak (504D) 38119E3;38119F5=Topaz Lake (505A) 38119F5;38119F6=Heenan Lake (505B) 38119F6;39120F1=Evans Canyon (570A) 39120F1;41120B1=Snake Lake (673A) 41120B1;41120B2=Emerson Peak (673B) 41120B2;41120A5=Holbrook Canyon (675D) 41120A5;41120H2=Mt. Bidwell (724B) 41120H2