Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Cyperus blepharoleptos Steudel. Cuban-bulrush. Hab: Ponds and marshes, especially in floating vegetation mats, ditches. Dist: Very likely accidentally introduced in the Southeastern US via shipping (first known occurrences in Mobile, AL in 1882 and New Orleans, LA in 1889).

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Syn: = K4; = Oxycaryum cubense – Ar, FNA23, K3, WH3; = Scirpus cubensis – GW1, S, Tx

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