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Cyperus sphacelatus Rottb.
Road-side flatsedge

Cyperus sphacelatus
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Cyperus sphacelatus has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Biscayne National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Riverbend Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Gulf Ridge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Cyperus sphacelatus has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Cyperus sphacelatus has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland

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Cyperus sphacelatus
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Cyperus sphacelatus
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.