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Tropical Flat Sedge

Scientific Name: Cyperus surinamensis
Distinguishing Characteristics:
•Like other flat sedges, stems are solid and triangular in cross-section. 
•Long, narrow leaf blades coming up from base and drooping over.
•Seedheads of densly-packed, flattened, serrated, traingular spikelets
•Clustered along shoreline or can form dense, grassy thickets in moist to shallow water.

Cyperus surinamensis taken by Graves Lovell

Cyperus surinamensis taken by Graves Lovell

Cyperus surinamensis taken by Graves Lovell

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