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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© 2003 Steve Matson
 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
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:
(according to)

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:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYNI2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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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