Calflora
Taxon  Report   2585    
Cyperus involucratus  Rottb.
Umbrella plant,  Unbrella plant
Cyperus involucratus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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

Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cyperus alternifolius ssp. flabelliformis
PLANTS: Cyperus alternifolius
PLANTS: Cyperus flabelliformis
More information about  Cyperus involucratus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYIN6)


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: Aug 19, 2019).