Taxon  Report   8543 
Cyperus papyrus  L.
Cyperus papyrus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Cyperus papyrus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Cyperus papyrus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Cyperus papyrus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Cyperus papyrus
© 2006 Joseph Dougherty/
Genus: Cyperus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
More information about  Cyperus papyrus
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 21, 2018).

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