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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cyperus blepharoleptos   FAMILY Cyperaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxycaryum cubense   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scirpus cubensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Cuban Bulrush


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cyperus blepharoleptos   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxycaryum cubense   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scirpus cubensis

 

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3832

Grass, Sedge, or Rush; Emergent aquatic (rooted along shoreline, but floating mats can detach)
Perennial

Non-native? New World tropics?

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in ponds and marshes, esp in floating vegetation mats, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.


Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

 

Aquatic ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bisexual
3 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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