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Cyperus sesquiflorus (Torrey) Mattfeld & Kükenthal. Whitehead Sedge. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Moist soils of fields, ditches, lawns, shores of ponds and rivers, sand and gravel bars. Dist: Pantropical, north in North America to ne. NC and se. AR

ID notes: In flower this species may superficially resemble C. hortensis.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: Likely to occur in se. VA.

Synonymy: = C, GW1, K4, RAB, Tx, Carter et al (2016), Goetghebeur & Van den Borre (1989); = Kyllinga odorata Vahl – Ar, ETx1, FNA23, K1, K3, Mex, S, WH3, Tucker (1984), Tucker (1987)

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷