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Cyperus lecontei Torr. ex Steud.
Leconte's flatsedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Cyperus lecontei available from :

Cyperus lecontei has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native

Cyperus lecontei has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Glades County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Cyperus lecontei has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland