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Cyperus articulatus L.
Jointed flatsedge

Cyperus articulatus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World tropics.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Cyperus articulatus has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Cyperus articulatus has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Cyperus articulatus has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Swale

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Cyperus articulatus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Cyperus articulatus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley