Taxon  Report   2591 
Cyperus rotundus  L.
Nutgrass
Cyperus rotundus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
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Cyperus rotundus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Cyperus rotundus
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Cyperus rotundus, 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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Cyperus rotundus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cyperus
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Cyperus rotundus
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYRO)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2016).

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