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, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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

Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Cyperus hansenii
PLANTS: Cyperus stenolepis
PLANTS: Cyperus strigosus var. capitatus
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More information about  Cyperus strigosus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2019).