Taxon  Report   2587 
Cyperus ligularis  L.
Alabama swamp flatsedge,  Ligulate flatsedge
Cyperus ligularis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Genus: Cyperus
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Mariscus ligularis
More information about  Cyperus ligularis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

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