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Cyperus distans L. f.
Piedmont flatsedge

Cyperus distans
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Palisot de Beauvois, A.M.F.J., Flore d’Oware et de Benin en Afrique, vol. 1: t. 20 (1804-1807) [J.G. Prêtre]

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Cyperus distans has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Cyperus distans
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Palisot de Beauvois, A.M.F.J., Flore d’Oware et de Benin en Afrique, vol. 1: t. 20 (1804-1807) [J.G. Prêtre]