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Cyperus echinatus (Globe flatsedge)
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Cyperus echinatus

Cyperus echinatus (L.) Alph. Wood

Globe Flatsedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Cyperus ovularis, Cyperus ovularis var. sphaericus

USDA Symbol: CYEC2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FAC FAC FAC
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 echinatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cyperus echinatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cyperus echinatus

Metadata

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

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