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Cyperus cuspidatus Kunth
Coastalplain flatsedge

Cyperus cuspidatus
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
C. R. Jackson s.n., FTG

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Scattered in the southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America; also in the Old World.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Cyperus cuspidatus available from :

Cyperus cuspidatus has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier-Seminole State Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Cyperus cuspidatus has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Collier County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Cyperus cuspidatus has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods

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Cyperus cuspidatus
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
C. R. Jackson s.n., FTG