E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Carex leptopoda Mack.
short-scaled sedge
Cyperaceae (Sedge family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

© Jamie Fenneman  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #6881)

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Distribution of Carex leptopoda
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Ecological Framework for Carex leptopoda

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

Site Information
Value / Class




Elevation (metres) 171 329 774
Slope Gradient (%) 0 11 70
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
22 233 360
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
5 5 6
Modal Nutrient Regime
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
Modal BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in: CWH(72), ICH(1)

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Carex deweyana subsp. leptopoda (Mack.) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Carex deweyana var. leptopoda (Mack.) B. Boivin

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