Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Cyperus strigosus L. image
Photographer: Josh Sulman           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

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Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman
Family Cyperaceae
Cyperus strigosus L.
false nut sedge, straw-colored cyperus
Cyperus: ancient Greek name
strigosus: strigose, that is, covered with straight, flat-lying hairs
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial sedge

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Flora of North America (off site)
Cyperus hansenii Britton
Cyperus stenolepis Torr.
Cyperus strigosus L. f. robustior Kunth
Cyperus strigosus L. var. capitatus Boeck.
Cyperus strigosus L. var. hansenii (Britton) Kük.
Cyperus strigosus L. var. multiflorus Geise
Cyperus strigosus L. var. robustior (Kunth) Britton
Cyperus strigosus L. var. stenolepis (Torr.) Kük.
Mariscus stenolepis (Torr.) C.B.Clarke
Mariscus strigosus (L.) C.B.Clarke

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