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Common Name: variable flatsedge. Family Name: Cuscutaceae Species Code: CYDI Native Range: Southern Europe, Africa, Asia, and. Whole plants, Roots fibrous; tubers dark brown to black, irregularly shaped, cm long when fully grown. Each tuber has an apical bud and several lateral buds . Plants also recover quickly after fire and can tolerate at least several weeks of deep flooding (Cook et al., ). Currently, C. dactylon is listed.

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Riceweeds en – Cyperaceae – Cyperus difformis L.

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Take a photo and post a sighting. Nut flatsedge is a widespread native that prefers human-disturbed soils. Native Americans used the roots of nut flatsedge as food and as a cyeprus for colds, coughs, and snakebites. Anthropogenic man-made or disturbed habitatsmeadows and fields.

Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally in non-wetlands. Exact status definitions can vary from state to state.

Cynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass)

For details, please check with your state. Open, often human-disturbed, soil such as fields, roadsides, and waste areas. Simple Key Grass-like plants All other grass-like plants Cyperus esculentus.

Facts About Nut flatsedge is a widespread native that prefers human-disturbed soils. Habitat Anthropogenic man-made rottundus disturbed habitatsmeadows and fields. Achene beak length 0 mm Achene surface texture the achene has very obvious pits or depressions on it Achene tubercle relative width NA Achene tubercle width 0 mm Capsule relative length NA Fruit cross-section the fruit is triangular to terete circular in cross-section Fruit length 1. Lifespan the plant lives more than two years Underground organs the plant has a rhizome a horizontal underground stem with roots growing from it the plant has one or more swollen storage organs underground, such as bulbs or tubers.


Auricle length 0 mm Auricle texture NA Auricles there are no auricles on the leaf sheath Leaf blade cross-section the leaf blade is flat or rolled in at the edges Leaf blade length 60— mm Leaf blade width 2—6.

Plant height 15— cm Stem shape in cross-section the stem is roughly triangular in cross-section Stem texture near tip the stem feels smooth near the tip Stem thickness at midpoint 0. Wetland Status Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally in non-wetlands.

Native to North America? Sometimes Confused With Cyperus odoratus: Synonyms Cyperus esculentus var.

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