Taxon  Report   2586 
Cyperus laevigatus  L.
Smooth Cyperus, smooth flatsedge
Cyperus laevigatus, 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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Cyperus laevigatus
© 2003 Steve Matson
Cyperus laevigatus
© 2003 Steve Matson
Communities: Alkali Sink, Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cyperus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Cyperus careyi
 Information about  Cyperus laevigatus  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CYLA2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 29, 2014).

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