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Cyperus hystricinus

Cyperus hystricinus Fernald

Bristly Flatsedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Cyperus retrofractus var. hystricinus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like


USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , PA , SC , TX , VA

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-MLE-47 Collected 2010-11-03 in Hardin County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-03-03
Research By: NAH

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