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Cyperus odoratus L.
Fragrant flatsedge, Fragrant Sedge
USDA Symbol: CYOD
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time denotes fruiting period for Cyperus spp.
AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , HI , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV Canada: ON Native Habitat:
Throughout Texas in damp and disturbed areas. USDA Native Status: L48(N), HI(N), PR(N), VI(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Conditions Comments: Requires wet shoreline or wet clearing.
Deer Resistant: High
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Austin, TX
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Record Modified: 2010-05-26
Research By: NPC