Taxon  Report   2589 
Cyperus odoratus  L.
fragrant flatsedge
Cyperus odoratus, a monocot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cyperus odoratus
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D
Cyperus odoratus
© 2003 Steve Matson
(many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Cyperus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cyperus acicularis
PLANTS: Torulinium eggersii
PLANTS: Torulinium confertum
PLANTS: Mariscus huarmensis
PLANTS: Cyperus speciosus
PLANTS: Cyperus speciosus var. squarrosus
PLANTS: Cyperus odoratus var. squarrosus
PLANTS: Cyperus odoratus var. engelmannii
PLANTS: Cyperus odoratus var. acicularis
PLANTS: Cyperus macrocephalus
PLANTS: Cyperus macrocephalus var. eggersii
PLANTS: Cyperus longispicatus
PLANTS: Cyperus ferruginescens
PLANTS: Cyperus ferax
PLANTS: Cyperus engelmannii
PLANTS: Cyperus eggersii
PLANTS: Torulinium odoratum
 Information about  Cyperus odoratus  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / 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 (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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 01, 2015).

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