Taxon  Report   2583 
Cyperus esculentus  L.
Nut Grass, Yellow nutgrass, chufa flatsedge
Cyperus esculentus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Communities: (many plant communities), weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed, disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cyperus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Cyperus esculentus var. heermannii
Cyperus esculentus var. leptostachyus
Cyperus esculentus var. macrostachyus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Cyperus esculentus  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYES)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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