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Cyperus thyrsiflorus (Southern flatsedge)
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Cyperus thyrsiflorus

Cyperus thyrsiflorus Jungh.

Southern Flatsedge, Southern Flat Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Cyperus dissitiflorus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: To about 2 feet in height.


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


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

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