Cyperus dentatus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCyperus
SpeciesCyperus dentatus Torr.
Common Nametoothed flatsedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.0
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

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Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Fulton (KY), Polk (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1962 - 1988

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100080165 Fulton Kentucky 10 Jul 1962 Dan Pittillo
2346
EKY
Cyperus dentatus
TENN-V-0037758 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus dentatus
TENN-V-0037761 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus dentatus
TENN-V-0037760 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus dentatus
31234100080173 Polk Tennessee 17 Sep 1988 V. E. McNeilus
88-621
EKY
Cyperus dentatus
TENN-V-0037759 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus dentatus
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