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Cyperus niger - Brown cyperus

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Cyperus niger Lifeform:
Perennial grass
Family:
Cyperaceae
Wetland:
likely (FACW+)
  © 2009 Doreen L. Smith

Plant Communities:
Foothill Woodland
Southern Oak Woodland
Coastal Sage Scrub
Northern Coastal Scrub
Mixed Evergreen Forest
Yellow Pine Forest
wetland-riparian

Synonyms:
Cyperus diandrus var. capitatus
Cyperus melanostachyus
Cyperus niger var. capitatus
Cyperus niger var. castaneus
Pycreus niger

Distribution

Counties:
Alameda
Amador
Butte
Calaveras
Contra Costa
El Dorado
Fresno
Glenn
Humboldt
Inyo
Kern
Lake
Los Angeles
Madera
Mendocino
Merced
Monterey
Mariposa
Napa
Nevada
Orange
Placer
Plumas
Riverside
Sacramento
Santa Barbara
San Bernardino
San Benito
Santa Clara
Santa Cruz
San Diego
Shasta
San Luis Obispo
Solano
Sonoma
Stanislaus
Sutter
Tehama
Tuolumne
Yuba

Jepson Bioregions:
White and Inyo Mountains
North Coast Ranges
Cascade Range Foothills
Sierra Nevada Foothills
High Sierra Nevada
Sacramento Valley
San Joaquin
Central Coast
SF Bay
South Coast Ranges
South Coast
Peninsular Ranges
Sierra Nevada East