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Cyperus compressus (Poorland flatsedge)
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Cyperus compressus

Cyperus compressus L.

Poorland Flatsedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CYCO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: To about 1 foot in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AZ , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NM , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FAC FACW FAC FACW FACW
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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cyperus compressus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cyperus compressus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cyperus compressus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2017-07-20
Research By: JAM

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