Calflora
Taxon  Report   2583    
Cyperus esculentus  L.
Chufa flatsedge,  Nut grass, Yellow nutgrass
Cyperus esculentus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed, disturbed

Communities: (many plant communities), weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Cyperus esculentus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYES)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Mar 20, 2019).