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Carex davalliana 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Cyperales Cyperaceae

Scientific Name: Carex davalliana Sm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2013-04-25
Assessor(s): Kavak, S.
Reviewer(s): Lansdown, R.V. & Akhani, H.
Justification:

This species is classed as Least Concern as it is widespread with stable populations and is not known to face any major threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species was described from Orbe in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It is common in Switzerland (Hooftman et al. 2003). It occurs occurs throughout much of central and western Europe, southern Russia and Turkey. This species is found at only one location in Turkey: Niğde, Ala Dağ, Ulupınar (Davis 1985).
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Austria; France; Germany; Greece; Poland; Slovakia; Spain; Switzerland; Turkey; United Kingdom
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):2200
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Population [top]

Population:It is very common in Europe especially in Switzerland. In Turkey it is very rare and there is little information on the population.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This taxon inhabits marshes, water meadows, springs and streams (Davis 1985).
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater
Movement patterns:Unknown

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Carex davalliana is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is a need to collect and compile information on the distribution and population status of C. davallianaI, particularly in Turkey.

Citation: Kavak, S. 2014. Carex davalliana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T19617595A19620891. . Downloaded on 17 October 2017.
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