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Arching Sedge (Carex cyrtostachya)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 952493
  • Lifeform: Graminoid
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/05/2022

Where is Arching Sedge (Carex cyrtostachya) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Arching Sedge can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Arching Sedge (Carex cyrtostachya)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 12/05/2022
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

California Botanic Garden holds this species in seed collection as part of the California Plant Rescue seed banking initiative.

Tina Stanley
  • 12/05/2022
  • Seed Collection

California Native Plant Society collected this species from the wild in July, 2022, as part of the California Plant Rescue seed banking initiative.

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Taxon Carex cyrtostachya
Authority Janeway & Zika
Family Cyperaceae
CPC Number 47388
Duration Perennial
Common Names Arching Sedge
Associated Scientific Names Carex cyrtostachya
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2S3
Ecological Relationships


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