Calflora
Taxon  Report   2591    
Cyperus rotundus  L.
Nutgrass
Cyperus rotundus
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cyperus rotundus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Cyperus rotundus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Cyperus rotundus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Cyperus rotundus
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Cyperus
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Cyperus rotundus
Photos on Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYRO)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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