Carex engelmannii - Bailey
Engelmann's Sedge
Other Common Names: Engelmann's sedge
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Carex engelmannii Bailey (TSN 39593)
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.152390
Element Code: PMCYP034D0
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Sedge Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Monocotyledoneae Cyperales Cyperaceae Carex
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Concept Reference
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Carex engelmannii
Taxonomic Comments: As treated by Kartesz (1999), includes Carex breweri var. paddoensis, but not the rest of the species Carex breweri. LEM 24Sep01.
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G4G5
Global Status Last Reviewed: 01Jul1993
Global Status Last Changed: 01Jul1993
Rounded Global Status: G4 - Apparently Secure
Reasons: Widespread through western US but abundance is not known.
Nation: United States
National Status: NNR
Nation: Canada
National Status: N4 (25Feb2001)

U.S. & Canada State/Province Status
United States California (SNR), Colorado (S2?), Idaho (S2), Montana (S4), Nevada (SNR), Oregon (SNR), Utah (SNR), Washington (SNR), Wyoming (SNR)
Canada British Columbia (S4)

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NatureServe Global Conservation Status Factors

Range Extent Comments: Cascade Mts. to Wy, south through the Rocky Mts. to CO and CA, ID, NV, UT.

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Distribution
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Global Range: Cascade Mts. to Wy, south through the Rocky Mts. to CO and CA, ID, NV, UT.

U.S. States and Canadian Provinces
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U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY
Canada BC

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State County Name (FIPS Code)
ID Custer (16037)
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
17 Upper Salmon (17060201)+
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
Ecology & Life History
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Habitat Comments: Alpine summits. Open slopes on higher mountains.
Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Delineation Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Viability
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U.S. Invasive Species Impact Rank (I-Rank) Not yet assessed
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Authors/Contributors
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NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Edition Date: 01Jul1993
NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Author: Stoner, N.

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References
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  • Harrington, H.D. 1954. Manual of the plants of Colorado. Sage Press, Chicago. 666 pp.

  • Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

  • Peck, M.E. 1961. A manual of the higher plants of Oregon. 2nd edition. Binsford & Mort, Portland, Oregon. 936 pp.

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