Cyperus echinatus

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Cyperus echinatus
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Photo by John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Cyperales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Cyperus
Species: C. echinatus
Binomial name
Cyperus echinatus
(L.) Alph. Wood
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Natural range of Cyperus echinatus from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common names: Globe flatsedge; Teasel sedge

Taxonomic notes

Synonyms: Cyperus ovularis (Michx.) Torr.; C. ovularis var. ovularis; C. ovularis var. sphaericus Böckler

Varieties: none


A description of Cyperus echinatus is provided in The Flora of North America.



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