Cyperus pseudovegetus

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Common Names: Marsh flatsedge; green flatsedge [1]

Cyperus pseudovegetus
Cyperus pseudovegetus NRCS.jpg
Photo from USDA NRCS Plants Database.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Liliopsida - Moncots
Order: Cyperales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Cyperus
Species: C. pseudovegetus
Binomial name
Cyperus pseudovegetus
Natural range of Cyperus pseudovegetus from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Taxonomic Notes

Synonyms: C. virens

Variety: none


C. pseudovegetus is a perennial praminoid of the Cyperaceae family native to North America. [1]


C. pseudovegetus is commonly found across the southeastern United States and into the New England region. [1]



Common habitats for the C. pseudovegetus include marshes, ditches, and other depressions with moist soils, for instance samples have been taken from pine flatwoods, edges of ponds and rivers, and other depressions that consist of moist soils. [2]

Conservation and Management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 USDA Plant Database
  2. URL: Last accessed: June 2018. Collectors: Loran C. Anderson, K. Craddock Burks, R. K. Godfrey, R. Kral, P. REdfearn, Sydney Thompson, Culver Gidden, R. THorne, R. Davidson, R. Norris, Cecil Slaughter, William Platt, Richar Carter, SHaron Carter, W. George. States and counties: Florida (Wakulla, Liberty, Nassau, Franklin, Washington, Leon, Jefferson, Gulf, Gadsden, Holmes, Calhoun, Taylor) Georgia (Thomas, Upson, McIntosh, Lowndes, Clinch, Berrian)