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*Cyperus prolixus Kunth. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of the Neotropics.

ID notes:C. prolixus somewhat resembles C. giganteus in the field, but has compressed rays and erect-ascending spikelets with much longer, spreading scales.

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Synonymy: = FNA23, K3, K4

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC

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