Cyperus Flavicomus Michaux, p. 187




Status: Complete


3 Cyperus Flavicomus Michaux Fl. 1 p 27

Stamen 3. Spikes lance-linear, numerous, 12 to 30 flowered, spreading; scales oblong very obtuse, with broad scarious margins, when mature distinct and somewhat spreading; achenium obovate with a short abrupt point; umbel many rayed, somewhat compound. Culms 1 to 3 feet high; involucre 3 to 5 leaved very long.

Grows in bogs, and also in dry soil. Said to have been found in Ohio(?) though its proper habitat appears to be farther south. Dr. Torrey thinks it has not been found north of South Carolina.

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