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Cyperus excurrens J.R. Carter & P.D. Lowe. Excurrent Flatsedge. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Sporadically appearing in exsiccated bottoms of karst ponds in the Coastal Plain. Dist: Known only from sw. GA, perhaps to be expected in se. AL and FL Panhandle.

ID notes: Similar to the widely distributed C. strigosus, from which it differs notably in its restricted habitat, annual habit, diminutive stature, and floral scales with an excurved mucro.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: See Lowe & Carter (2022c) for detailed information.

Synonymy: = Lowe & Carter (2022c); < Cyperus strigosus L. – FNA23

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

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