|Scientific Name||Cyperus echinatus||USDA PLANTS Symbol||CYEC2|
|Common Name||Globe Flatsedge||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||501920|
|Description||Habitat: Disturbed, sunny sites in dryer, rocky, gravelly, well-drained soils.
Plant: Erect perennial, single or tufted culms (stems) 12 to 40 inches tall, three-sided.
Leaves: Narrow, linear basal leaves 6 to 26 inches long.
Inflorescence: Spike with 3 to 12 globe-shaped blossoms 1/5 to 4/5-inch across, subtended by 4 to 7 long, narrow leaf-like bracts; blossoms with 60 to more than 100 spikelets radiating in all directions.
Bloom Period: June to September.
References: Kansas Wildflowers & Grasses and SEINet.
|BONAP Distribution Map
Map Color Key
Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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