Beach star

Cyperus pedunculatus -- Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Cyperus pedunculatus

Native to Florida

Beach star is occasionally found on the Atlantic beaches from Indian River county, south. This unusual sedge flowers in the summer and fall (Wunderlin, 1998).

Cyperus pedunculatus also is found in Puerto Rico (Kartesz, 1999).

For brief control information, see Efficacy of Herbicide Active Ingredients Against Aquatic Weeds by K. Langeland, M. Netherland, and W. Haller.