E-Flora Florida globe3314.gif (543 bytes)COMMON  NAME
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GENUS
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Cyperus odoratus Linnaeus
Fragrant Flatsedge
Cyperaceae: Sedge Family

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Description Annual with conspicuous foliage, involucral leaves overtopping inflorescence
Native: Yes
Habitat: Wetlands; Brackish or saline shores; tropical
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5-6 umbel rays with plumose spikes; 2 mm long achenes

Links
Checklist of the vascular flora of the Peruvian and Atacama Deserts
Midwestern Wetland Flora
Plants that have been found on the Konza Prairie Research Natural Area from 1972 to 1993.
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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