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Cyperus brevifolius (Rottbøll) Endlicher ex Hasskarl. Perennial Greenhead Sedge. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Moist soils of fields, ditches, lawns. Dist: Pantropical, north in North America to n. NC, se. OK, and CA. Likely to occur in s. VA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Bah, GW1, K4, RAB, Tx, Carter et al (2016), Delahoussaye & Thieret (1967); = Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb. – Ar, ETx1, FNA23, K1, K3, Mex, NcTx, S, S13, WH3, Tucker (1984), Tucker (1987); = n/a – C, Pa, Tat; < Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb.) Endl. ex Hassk. – F, G

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW (name change)
  • Great Plains: FACW (name change)

Heliophily: 8

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