Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Cyperus hystricinus Fernald. Bristly Flatsedge. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Dry woodlands and forests. Dist: NJ south to n. FL, west to e. TX, mostly on the Coastal Plain.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, S, Va, WH3; = Cyperus retrofractus var. hystricinus – F, G; < Cyperus retrofractus – RAB, W, misapplied

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