Calflora
Taxon  Report   2584 
Cyperus fuscus  L.
Brown flatsedge
Cyperus fuscus
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Cyperus fuscus
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Cyperus fuscus, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cyperus fuscus
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cyperus
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Cyperus fuscus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYFU3)

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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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 23, 2018).

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