Page author: David Giblin
Cyperus schweinitzii
sand flatsedge

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations across Washington; Washington to Utah and Alberta, east across much of North America.

Habitat: Sandy lakeshores and riverbanks.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native east Cascades, introduced in Seattle, WA

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Cyperus schweinitzii Torr.
Publication: Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York. 3: 276. 1836. 1836.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cyperus alterniflorus Schwein.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Cyperus schweinitzii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Cyperus schweinitzii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Cyperus schweinitzii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Cyperus schweinitzii photos.

USDA Plants: Cyperus schweinitzii information.

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