Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Cyperus species 1 . Diminutive Flatsedge. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Infrequent to locally abundant (following soil disturbance) on Florida scrub, stabilized dunes, and sandridges, generally on open white sands, near the coast but also inland on riverine (and aeolian?) dunes. Dist: Se. VA south to s. FL, west to s. MS.

ID notes: Previously, this plant has been variously included within the concepts of C. retrorsus, C. retrorsus var. nashii, or C. nashii.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: < Cyperus nashii – S; < Cyperus retrorsus – C, FNA23, G, Va, WH3; < Cyperus retrorsus var. nashii – F

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