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Cyperus onerosus (Plains flatsedge)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Cyperus onerosus

Cyperus onerosus M.C. Johnst.

Plains Flatsedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CYON

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Spikelet
Flower:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent.

Distribution

USA: TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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