Taxon  Report   2580 
Cyperus difformis  L.
Variable flatsedge
Cyperus difformis
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Cyperus difformis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Cyperus difformis, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cyperus difformis
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Cyperus
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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 21, 2016).

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