Cyperus lupulinus (Spreng.) Marcks
Nut Sedge, Great Plains Flatsedge
Family - Cyperaceae
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Flowering - May - October.
Habitat - Mesic to dry upland forests, upland prairies, sand prairies, pastures, fallow fields, ditches, disturbed sites, gravel bars, roadsides, railroads. Typically in acidic soils.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This species can be found throughout Missouri but is less common in the northwest corner of the state. It is easy to identify because of its thin leaves and capitate clusters of flowers.
Photographs taken at Logan Creek, Reynolds County, MO., 6-29-03.