Taxon  Report   2588 
Cyperus niger  Ruiz Lopez & Pavon
Black Cyperus, Brown cyperus, black flatsedge
Cyperus niger, 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 niger
© 2009 Doreen L. Smith
Cyperus niger
© 2003 Steve Matson
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
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 diandrus var. capitatus
PLANTS: Cyperus melanostachyus
PLANTS: Cyperus niger var. capitatus
PLANTS: Cyperus niger var. castaneus
PLANTS: Pycreus niger
 Information about  Cyperus niger  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CYNI2)

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 22, 2014).

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