IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Carex rossii is a cordilleran species which occurs from Manitoba to Alaska south to California, Arizona, and New Mexico, and east to Minnesota (Cope 1992). The taxon has been reported to occur in the US states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming and in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Colombia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Yukon Territories (Mohlenbrock 1961, Kartesz 1980, Ownbey and Morley 1991, Fowler Rhoads et al. 1993, Roalson et al. 1995, Hurd et al. 1998, Flora of North America Editorial Committee 2002, NatureServe 2008). Occurs between 60 and 3,700 m asl.


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