New York Natural Heritage Program
Back's Sedge
Carex backii Boott

Threats [-]
Overall most populations are not threatened. Exotics are currently and could potentially threaten a few sites. Trampling and human disturbances such as dumping, logging, and residential development are also potential threats at a couple of sites. Most of these threats are speculative and might not have a negative impact on populations.

Conservation Strategies and Management Practices [-]
At a few sites, if feasible, exotics including swallowwort (Cynanchum sp.) should be controlled. Trampling by ATV's and foot traffic should be monitored and restricted if necessary.