Seeds of South Australia
Carex inversa var. major (Cyperaceae)
Knob Sedge
List of species for Carex
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Herbarium regions:
Flinders Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Eyre Peninsula, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
SUMMARY
Glenelg Plain (NCP02)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Regionally Extinct   [possibly extinct; cleared]
Kangaroo Island (KAN01)Kanmantoo
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [needs more survey work]
Fleurieu (KAN02) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU D2)   [undercollected, should be more records; could be Rare]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [tolerates some dryness]
Broughton (FLB02) 
 Least Concern   (Probable Decline)   [moved by water birds]
Southern Flinders (FLB04) 
 Least Concern   (Probable Decline)   [moved by water birds]
Central Flinders (FLB06) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
St Vincent (EYB02)Eyre Yorke Block
 Least Concern   (Probable Decline)   [moved by water birds]
Eyre Hills (EYB03) 
 Vulnerable   (IUCN: VU B2ab(i,ii,iii))   (Probable Decline)   [needs fresh water, limited habitat]
Murray Mallee (MDD02)Murray Darling Depression
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Lowan Mallee (MDD04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   [edge of range]
Braemer (MDD07) 
 Least Concern   (Probable Decline)   [moved by water birds]
IBRA regions
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2 of 4 subregionsNaracoorte Coastal PlainVulnerable
, Regionally Extinct
2 of 2 subregionsKanmantooVulnerable
4 of 6 subregionsFlinders Lofty BlockLeast Concern
, Rare
2 of 5 subregionsEyre Yorke BlockLeast Concern
, Vulnerable
4 of 6 subregionsMurray Darling DepressionLeast Concern
, Rare
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Carex]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA 
MSB
7500 (8 g)
7500 (8 g)
5-Apr-2007RJB71148B
Southern Lofty
1-Aug-2007100%+5°C, -18°C
Location: BGA — the seeds are stored at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, MSB — the seeds are stored at the Millennium Seed Bank, Kew, England.
Number of plants: This is the number of plants from which the seeds were collected.
Collection location: The Herbarium of South Australia's region name.
% Viability: Percentage of filled healthy seeds determined by a cut test or x-ray.