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Cyperus compressus

Cyperus compressus L.

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
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”
Speciescompressus

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Cyperus compressus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 5 Oct 2016.

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Cyperus compressus

8/22/2012 · Squanacook River Wildlife Area, Townsend, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (21 × 15 cm) ID is uncertain

Cyperus compressus

8/22/2012 · Squanacook River Wildlife Area, Townsend, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm) ID is uncertain

Cyperus compressus

8/22/2012 · Squanacook River Wildlife Area, Townsend, MA
≈ 8 × 6" (21 × 15 cm) ID is uncertain

Cyperus compressus

8/22/2012 · Squanacook River Wildlife Area, Townsend, MA
≈ 4 × 5" (11 × 13 cm) ID is uncertain

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