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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cyperus blepharoleptos   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxycaryum cubense   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Cyperus blepharoleptos

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Oxycaryum cubense

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Cuban-bulrush


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cyperus blepharoleptos   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oxycaryum cubense   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Cyperus blepharoleptos

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Oxycaryum cubense

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3832

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

Non-native

Rare

Habitat: Ponds and marshes, especially in floating vegetation mats, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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