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  Cyperus lupulinus (Spreng.) Marcks subsp. lupulinus image
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Family Cyperaceae
Cyperus lupulinus (Spreng.) Marcks subsp. lupulinus
Great Plains flat sedge, sand cyperus, sand sedge
Cyperus: ancient Greek name
lupulinus: hop-like; lupus for "wolf;" small wolf, the hop was called a willow-wolf for the tree on which it climbed
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial sedge

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Cyperus bushii Britton
Cyperus filiculmis auct. non Vahl
Cyperus houghtonii Torr. var. bushii (Britton) Kük.
Scirpus cyperiformis Muhl.
Scirpus lupulinus Spreng.

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