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Cyperus polystachyos

Cyperus polystachyos Rottb.

 

Many-spiked Flatsedge

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyCyperaceaeSedge family
GenusCyperusFrom an ancient Greek word meaning “sedge”
Speciespolystachyos

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Cyperus polystachyos description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 Jun 2014.

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Cyperus polystachyos (Many-spiked Flatsedge)

8/17/2013 · Hopkinton State Park, Hopkinton, MA
≈ 19 × 14" (47 × 36 cm)

Cyperus polystachyos (Many-spiked Flatsedge)

6/14/2017 · By Jacquelyn Boyt ID is uncertain

Cyperus polystachyos (Many-spiked Flatsedge)

8/17/2013 · Hopkinton State Park, Hopkinton, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 16 cm)

Cyperus polystachyos (Many-spiked Flatsedge)

8/17/2013 · Hopkinton State Park, Hopkinton, MA
≈ 4 × 4" (10 × 10 cm)

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