Taxon  Report   2592 
Cyperus squarrosus  L.
Awned cyperus,  Bearded flatsedge, Umbrella sedge
Cyperus squarrosus
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Cyperus squarrosus
© 2014 Barry Breckling
Cyperus squarrosus
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Cyperus squarrosus, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cyperus squarrosus
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cyperus
Communities:
(many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii
PLANTS: Cyperus aristatus
PLANTS: Cyperus inflexus
PLANTS: Cyperus squarrosus var. runyonii
More information about  Cyperus squarrosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYSQ)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 27, 2016).

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