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Lipocarpha maculata

Common Name(s): Online image request form This small, tufted plant is occasionally found growing in wet ditches, flatwoods, and pond and swamp margins nearly throughout Florida. It blooms from spring to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). Its egg-shaped spikelets have 2 conspicuous leaf-like bracts. There are three Lipocarpha species that occur in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). In the […]

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Eleocharis geniculata

Common Name(s): Online image request form This spikerush is bigger than some forms of E. baldwinii, but smaller than other spikerushes; similar to E. flavescens. It is commonly found growing in single clumps in fresh water and brackish marshes nearly throughout Florida. This species is one of 30 Eleocharis in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Annual spikerush […]

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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 involucratus

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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Cyperus haspan

Common Name(s): Online image request form This native sedge is not robust; its stems are small, soft and weak. You may find it growing in profusion in marshes, bogs, lake and pond margins, along moist roadside ditches and in other disturbed and natural areas with shallow water. This species of Cyperus is only one of […]

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Cyperus articulatus

Common Name(s): Online image request form Jointed flatsedge is occasionally found growing at lake margins, in fresh water and brackish swamps, and marshes from the peninsula west to the central panhandle of Florida. It blooms from summer to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). Unlike other Cyperus species, this tall native has round and hollow rather than solid […]

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Carex stipata

Common Name(s): Online image request form In a river-side marsh, this caric sedge might first be noticed by its relatively large green-to-black spike-like inflorescence, with long, bright green strap-like leaves growing from a clump below. There are about 70 varieties and species of Carex in Florida (Wunderlin, 1998). Stalk-grain sedge is widely dispersed throughout the […]

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Carex lupuliformis

Common Name(s): Online image request form Here is a Carex with a typical inflorescence shape of this large genus. False hop sedge could easily be confused with several other species of Carex. This Carex species is the one of about 70 found in Florida. It is commonly found growing in swamps, river banks, wet hammocks, […]

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Carex longii

Common Name(s): Online image request form This species has cone-shaped spikeswhich are typical to some species of Carex. It might first be encountered in occasionally-flooded ditches, wet clearings and marshes. It is common throughout Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Long’s sedge is a sedge. Its stems are tuft-forming, and 1-3 ft. tall; leaf blades are very narrow, […]

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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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