Taxon  Report   1643 
Carex tompkinsii  J. Howell
Thompkins' sedge,  Tompkins's sedge
Carex tompkinsii
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex tompkinsii, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .

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Carex tompkinsii
© 1982 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Carex tompkinsii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 09, 2016).

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