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Cyperus papyrus L.
Papyrus flatsedge

Cyperus papyrus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Cyperus papyrus has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Chapman Field Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Greynolds Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Pine Shore Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Cyperus papyrus has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

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

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