New York Natural Heritage Program
Tinged Sedge
Carex tincta (Fern.) Fern.
Monocots
Carex tincta line drawing Downloaded from Texas A&M Cyber Sedge
Family: Sedge Family (Cyperaceae)

State Protection: Endangered
listed species are those with: 1) 5 or fewer extant sites, or 2) fewer than 1,000 individuals, or 3) restricted to fewer than 4 U.S.G.S. 7 minute topographical maps, or 4) species listed as endangered by U.S. Department of Interior.

Federal Protection: Not Listed

State Rarity Rank: SH
A State Rarity Rank of SH means: This plant is only historically known from New York State, typically with the last plant observed over 20 years ago. Many SH plants have not been seen in 50-100 years.

Global Rarity Rank: G4G5
A Global Rarity Rank of G4G5 means: Apparently or Demonstrably Secure globally - Uncommon to common in the world, but not rare; usually widespread, but may be rare in some parts of its range; possibly some cause for long-term concern due to declines or other factors. More information is needed to assign a single conservation status.


Did you know?
The specific epithet tincta means tinged (Fernald 1970) and is probably in reference to the dark brown scales that subtend the fruits (perigynia).

State Ranking Justification [-]
There are no known populations and only two historical locations ever reported from New York. This was last reported from New York in 1936.

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