Calflora
Taxon  Report   8538    
Cyperus flavescens  L.
Yellow flatsedge
Cyperus flavescens, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is not native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cyperus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cyperus flavescens var. poiformis
PLANTS: Cyperus nieuwlandii
PLANTS: Pycreus flavescens
More information about  Cyperus flavescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYFL)


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: Dec 06, 2019).