Taxon  Report   4545 
Kyllinga brevifolia  Rottb.
short leaf spikesedge,  shortleaf spikesedge
Kyllinga brevifolia, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Kyllinga brevifolia
© 2004 Steve Matson
Kyllinga brevifolia
© 2004 Steve Matson
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Kyllinga
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cyperus brevifolius
 Information about  Kyllinga brevifolia  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (KYBR)

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 28, 2015).

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