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*Cyperus alopecuroides Rottbøll. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Disturbed wet areas. Dist: Native of Old World tropics. Reported for FL in FNA and for MS in Kartesz (2010).

ID notes:Individuals of C. alopecuroides often have a mixture of 2 and 3 styles on the same plant, unique among our southeastern Cyperus. Plants are conspicuous in the field, up to 2.5 m tall with branched, densely cylindric spikes bearing usually erect-ascending, compressed-subterete spikelets.

Origin/Endemic status: Paleotropics

Synonymy: = FNA23, K4, WH3, Carter et al (1996)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW

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image of plant© Ron Frumkin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ron Frumkin source CC-BY-NC, permission granted to NCBG | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Ron Frumkin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ron Frumkin source CC-BY-NC, permission granted to NCBG | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Ron Frumkin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ron Frumkin source CC-BY-NC, permission granted to NCBG | Original Image ⭷

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