Calflora
Taxon  Report   2593    
Cyperus strigosus  L.
False nutsedge,   False nutseed,   Straw colored cyperus,   Strawcolored flatsedge
Cyperus strigosus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Cyperaceae  
Genus: Cyperus

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSCyperus hansenii
PLANTSCyperus stenolepis
PLANTSCyperus strigosus var. capitatus
PLANTSCyperus strigosus var. multiflorus
PLANTSCyperus strigosus var. robustior
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More information about  Cyperus strigosus

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/28/2021).