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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Canada to NE. Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Alberta, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Mexico Northeast, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Introduced into:

France, Italy, Netherlands

Cyperus schweinitzii Torr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 1892 s.coll. [s.n.] K000950485
Wright, C. [703], USA K000950482
Wright, C. [1944], New Mexico K000950483
Mead, S.R. [s.n.], Wisconsin K000950484

First published in Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 3: 276 (1836)

Accepted by

  • Ardenghi, N.M.G. (2013). Cyperus schweinitzii (Cyperaceae): a new naturalised alien in Italy Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 68: 73-76.
  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1997). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 5: 1-98. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Rothrock, P.E. (2009). Sedges of Indiana and adjacent states: the non-Carex species: 1-271. Indiana Academy of Sciences.
  • Verloove, F. (2014). A conspectus of Cyperus s.l. (Cyperaceae) in Europe (incl. Azores, Madeira and Canary islands), with emphasis on non-native naturalised species Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 69: 179-223.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ardenghi, N.M.G. (2013). Cyperus schweinitzii (Cyperaceae): a new naturalised alien in Italy Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 68: 73-76.
  • Rothrock, P.E. (2009). Sedges of Indiana and adjacent states: the non-Carex species: 1-271. Indiana Academy of Sciences.
  • Verloove, F. (2014). A conspectus of Cyperus s.l. (Cyperaceae) in Europe (incl. Azores, Madeira and Canary islands), with emphasis on non-native naturalised species Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 69: 179-223.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0