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*Cyperus cuspidatus Kunth. Phen: Jul. Hab: Sandy fields, disturbed areas. Dist: S. SC south to FL, west to LA; New World tropics. Probably only introduced in the Southeastern United States.

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Taxonomy Comments: A supposed record of Cyperus breviculmis from MS (Lauderdale County) (Kartesz 2021) is apparently a misidentification of Cyperus cuspidatus.

Synonymy: = Ar, FNA23, GW1, K1, K3, K4, Mex, RAB, S, WH3

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW

Heliophily: 9

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