Calflora
Taxon  Report   2586    
Cyperus laevigatus  L.
Smooth cyperus,  Smooth flatsedge
Cyperus laevigatus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cyperus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Alkali Sink, Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cyperus careyi
More information about  Cyperus laevigatus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYLA2)


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: Feb 23, 2019).