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Cyperus prolifer Lam.
Miniature flatsedge

Cyperus prolifer
Copyright by: Sabrina Lartz
Naturalized in Lee County, Florida

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Cyperus prolifer has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Nicodemus Slough Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Island Park Present Not Native, Naturalized


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

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Cyperus prolifer
Copyright by: Sabrina Lartz
Naturalized in Lee County, Florida
Cyperus prolifer
Copyright by: Sabrina Lartz
Naturalized in Lee County, Florida