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Cyperus granitophilus

Cyperus granitophilus McVaugh

Granite Flatsedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CYGR10

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , GA , NC , SC , TN , VA

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-04-02
Research By: CBR

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