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Cyperus retrorsus (Pine barren flatsedge)
Romfh, Peggy

Cyperus retrorsus

Cyperus retrorsus Chapm.

Pine Barren Flatsedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CYRE5

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 Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NM , NY , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FAC FAC FAC FAC FACU
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.

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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