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Cyperus lancastriensis

Cyperus lancastriensis Porter ex A. Gray

Manyflower Flatsedge, Porter’S Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CYLA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , GA , IL , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

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


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

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