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umbrella flatsedge
Cyperus alternifolius
Cyperus alternifolius
umbrella flatsedge Sedge Family
Cyperus alternifolius Cyperaceae
common name
  umbrella flatsedge
accepted scientific name
  Cyperus alternifolius L.
rules for finding collection records
  Cyperus alternifolius (17)
  Cyperus flabelliformis (0)
  Cyperus involucratus (73)
family name
  • Cyperaceae
Image Author: ©2013 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Sedge
Plant Observed All Year
Non-Native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Cyperus alternifolius   L.   (TSN: 501929, Index: 809)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names