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Cyperus species

Common Name(s): Online image request form Worldwide there are some 900 species of Cyperus, wetland and terrestrial. Very complex inflorescences make them difficult to identify casually; spikelets and nutlets are essential for their species identification. Some are grown for food, fibers and perfume; some are considered to be among the “worst weeds in the world”, […]

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Cyperus prolifer

Common Name(s): Origin: Africa1 Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List No No No CATEGORY II on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council’s (FLEPPC) 2015 List of Invasive Plant Species UF-IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants […]

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Carex species

Common Name(s): Some species native to Florida *SEE BELOW* Online image request form There are approximately 90 species of Carex in Florida, including those indigenous to Florida and non-native species that were purposely or unintentionally introduced and now reproduce outside of cultivation. They are in the Cyperaceae family, which is large and widely dispersed throughout […]

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Sparganium americanum

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form Bur-reed is a sedge that is occasionally found growing in marshes, wet hammocks, and the edges of ponds and streams from the northern counties south to the central peninsula of Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). It is recognized by its stalk of large spherical bur-like flower […]

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Cyperus distinctus

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands, but occasionally found in non-wetlands. Found in most counties of peninsular Florida. A large, robust plant with scabrous stems. (Crow and Hellquist, 2000) Flat sedges are sedges. Stems solid, often 3-angled, unbranched, leafy at base; leaf […]

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