Cyperus croceus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCyperus
SpeciesCyperus croceus Vahl
Common NameBaldwin's 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: 1.5
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Cyperus echinatus var. multiflorus Cyperus echinatus var. multiflorus
Mariscus globulosus Mariscus globulosus auct. non (Aubl.) Urb.

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: McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Anderson (TN), Franklin (TN), Johnson (TN), Madison (TN), Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, TENN, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1993 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100073327 McCreary Kentucky 02 Jul 1995 Randy L. Mears
s.n.
EKY
Cyperus croceus
ETSU002248 Johnson Tennessee 28 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cyperus croceus
APSC0055032 Madison Tennessee
APSC
Cyperus croceus
UOS06925 Franklin Tennessee 19 Aug 1997 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Cyperus croceus
31234100073277 Madison Kentucky 18 Aug 1993 Gary W. Libby
136
EKY
Cyperus croceus
31234100073293 Madison Kentucky 18 Aug 1993 Gary W. Libby
136
EKY
Cyperus croceus
31234100073319 Madison Kentucky 18 Aug 1993 Gary W. Libby
136
EKY
Cyperus croceus
31234100073301 Madison Kentucky 18 Aug 1993 Gary W. Libby
136
EKY
Cyperus croceus
31234100073285 Madison Kentucky 18 Aug 1993 Gary W. Libby
136
EKY
Cyperus croceus
BEREA003973 McCreary Kentucky 02 Jul 1995 Randy L. Mears, Rob Klein
s.n.
BEREA
Cyperus croceus
BEREA003972 Madison Kentucky 18 Aug 1993 G. W. Libby
136
BEREA
Cyperus croceus
TENN-V-0037757 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus croceus
TENN-V-0037756 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus croceus
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Plant Photos

Cyperus croceus - Dwayne Estes
Cyperus croceus - Dwayne Estes
Cyperus croceus - Dwayne Estes
Cyperus croceus - Dwayne Estes
Cyperus croceus - Dwayne Estes
Cyperus croceus - Dwayne Estes