Taxon  Report   8538 
Cyperus flavescens  L.
Yellow flatsedge
Cyperus flavescens
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Cyperus flavescens, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Cyperus flavescens
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Cyperus
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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PLANTS: Cyperus flavescens var. poiformis
PLANTS: Cyperus nieuwlandii
PLANTS: Pycreus flavescens
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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