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Cyperus schweinitzii Torr.
Synonym(s): Cyperus schweinitzii var. uberior, Cyperus ×mesochoreus, Mariscus schweinitzii
USDA Symbol: CYSC3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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.
, WY Canada: ON Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sand
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff