Calflora
Taxon  Report   11586 
Cyperus esculentus  L.  var. macrostachyus  Boeck.
Yellow nutsedge
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Cyperus esculentus var. macrostachyus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cyperus
Parent Record Cyperus esculentus
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Cyperus lutescens
More information about  Cyperus esculentus var. macrostachyus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYESM)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2018).

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