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Cyperus haspan Linnaeus
Haspan Flatsedge

Cyperaceae: Sedge Family

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Involucral bracts overtopping inflorescence, a decompound umbel  of diffuse or congested spikes

Florida Distribution Map
Description Tufted perennial with sharply three-sided culms
Native: Yes
Habitat: Wetlands;swamps, pinelands, coastal plain
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Gregarious tufted perennial to 8 dm tall

Checklist of the Fortuna Watershed
Flora de Costa Rica
Florida DEP Resource Management Notes
National Plant Data Center
Preliminary checklist of the flora of the Una Biological Reserve

Page Credits:
Florida distribution maps: Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants   (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/). Wunderlin, R. P. and B. F. Hansen. 2000. [S. M. Landry and K. N. Campbell (application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research.] Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.
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