hepburnii; Carex parallela Carex parallela; Carex rupestris Carex rupestris; Carex saxatilis ssp. It is often found as a dominant in open cyperoid wetlands where it is commonly associated with other species of Carex as well as Eriophorum and Equisetum. Carex saxatilis â One of the more interesting sedges encountered in 2009, Carex saxatilis was relocated at each of the points around Francis Lake previously mapped by the Oregon Natural Heritage Information Center. Quick facts. Ecological Framework for Carex saxatilis The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of â¦ saxatilis is the W European plant. The remaining sedge mires, rush mires, springs and swamps occur also in England and Wales, though the examples at higher altitudes in the Rare Care works in partnership with the Washington Natural Heritage Program (WNHP) to determine the most urgent monitoring priorities each year.. WNHP identifies which species and ecosystems are priorities for conservation effort. Carex saxatilis occurs in a wide variety of open moist habitats. Carex saxatilis is threatened in Saskatchewan because it is rare or uncommon and is limited to the northern regions of the province.No immediate threats are known or anticipated for this species. [Alpine or subalpine (non-forested, upland)] Range: Circumboreal, south to Quebec and northern Maine. State Rank: S1; Global Rank: G5; State Status: Endangered ; Habitat: Peaty, sandy, gravelly or damp shores and margins of pools. hepburnii Carex nardina ssp. Carex ×schatzii sedge Carex schiedeana . Carex saxatilis is a very polymorphic and complex species. Carex saxatilis × Carex vesicaria â Carex ×âstenolepis Lessing is a very rare sedge hybrid, known only from tarn shores on the east slope of Katahdin, Piscataquis County, ME. Carex saxatilis: flowers with 2 stigmas, achenes biconvex, and perigynia obscurely veined (vs. C. oligosperma, with carpellate flowers with 3 stigmas, achenes triangular in cross-section, and perigynia distinctly veined). This sedge, a member of the Vesicariae (the . 9 10 Table S1 Number of trait observations and species with available trait data for the six 11 main traits (plant height, specific leaf area, leaf dry matter content, leaf nitrogen, seed ... Carex saxatilis Graminoid Pimpinella major Forb Carex sempervirens Graminoid Plantago atrata Forb Threat status Europe: Not evaluated (IUCN) The EUNIS species component has very limited information about this species. Carex saxatilis L. Russett Sedge. : SPECIES DESCRIPTION : Height: 20 â 80 cm: Roots: glacialis spring and M34 Carex-Koenigia spring are confined to Scotland. Comments. 8 traits across the tundra biomeâ. Carex saxatilis x stenolepis: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001) Carex saxatilis L. Images from the web. laxa Carex saxatilis ssp. The M7 Carex curta mire, M12 Carex saxatilis mire, M33 Pohlia wahlenbergii var. pseudolagopina Carex marina ssp. pseudolagopina; Carex maritima Carex maritima; Carex nardina ssp. The type of the species is from âEuropeâ (unspecified, probably Scandinavia) and ssp. Carex lidii; Carex marina ssp. Carex saxatilis rock sedge Carex ×saxenii [paleacea × recta] Saxen's sedge Carex saximontana Rocky Mountain sedge Carex scabrata eastern rough sedge Carex scabriuscula Siskiyou sedge Carex scaposa .