Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Cyperus retrorsus Chapman. Pineland Flatsedge. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Dry woodlands, forests, and rock outcrops. Dist: S. NY south to FL, west to TX, mostly on the Coastal Plain, but north in the interior to KY and se. OK.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, FNA23, G, GW1, Il, K3, K4, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, WH3; = Cyperus retrorsus var. retrorsus – F, K1, RAB; > Cyperus retrorsus – S; > Cyperus torreyi – S

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