Taxon: Cyperus entrerianus Boeck.

Genus: Cyperus
Family: Cyperaceae
  Subfamily: Cyperoideae
      Tribe: Cypereae
Nomen number: 406742
Place of publication: Flora 61:139. 1878
Name Verified on: 10-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Dec-2009
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Weed Technol. 10:232-235. 1996)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sinaloa, - Sonora
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Guanajuato, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Jamaica
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Nicaragua
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Mississippi


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  • Carter, R. & C. T. Bryson 1996. Cyperus entrerianus: A little-known aggressive sedge in the southeastern United States Weed Technol. 10:232-235.
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