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Cyperus schweinitzii Torr.
USDA Symbol: CYSC3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Unusual dry-land Cyperus. Produces a tall and seemingly branched seed head resembling spines of an open umbrella.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Apr , May , Jun , Jul Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time denotes fruiting period for Cyperus spp.
AR , AZ , CO , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , SD , TX , UT , WA , WI , WY Canada: ON Native Habitat:
Prairie/Meadow/Field,Lakeshores USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sand
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff