Taxon  Report   9849    
Cyperus esculentus  L.  var. leptostachyus  Boeck.
Yellow nutsedge
Cyperus esculentus var. leptostachyus
© 2013 David popp
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Cyperus esculentus var. leptostachyus
© 2013 David popp
Cyperus esculentus var. leptostachyus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Cyperus esculentus var. leptostachyus
© 2015 Gerald Carr
Genus: Cyperus
Parent: Cyperus esculentus

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cyperus esculentus var. angustispicatus
More information about  Cyperus esculentus var. leptostachyus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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