Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium
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Mississippi Plants Checklist
Cyperus Species
Each of the following have been documented for the state of Mississippi.
"Accepted Name" is the scientific name currently used in the USDA Plants Database.
Click on the Accepted Name to search the Pullen Herbarium Specimen Database.

Accepted Name: Cyperus acuminatus Torr. & Hook. ex Torr.
Source: Gunn, C.R., T.M. Pullen, E.A. Stadelbacher, J.M. Chandler, and J. Barnes. 1980. Vascular Flora of Washington County, Mississippi, and Environs. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration, New Orleans, La.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus aggregatus (Willd.) Endl.
Source: 1992. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus articulatus L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus bipartitus Torr.
Source: Godfrey, R.K. and J.W. Wooten. 1979. Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Southeastern United States. University of Georgia Press, Athens.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus compressus L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus croceus Vahl
Source: Carter, J.R. 1978. A Floristic Study of the Delta National Forest and Adjacent Areas. Masters Thesis, Mississippi State Univerisity, Starkville.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus cuspidatus Kunth
Source: Lucile McCook, University of Mississippi. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus difformis L.
Source: 1992. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus echinatus (L.) Wood
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus elegans L.
Source: 1994. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus entrerianus Boeckl.
Source: 1994. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus eragrostis Lam.
Source: 1996. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus erythrorhizos Muhl.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus esculentus L.
Source: Carter, J.R. 1978. A Floristic Study of the Delta National Forest and Adjacent Areas. Masters Thesis, Mississippi State Univerisity, Starkville.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus esculentus L. var. leptostachyus Boeckl.
Source: 1941. Catholic University of America Biological Series.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus esculentus L. var. macrostachyus Boeckl.
Source: USDA Plants Database. Published on the Internet at http://plants.usda.gov/.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus filicinus Vahl
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus flavescens L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus flavicomus Michx.
Source: Mississippi Natural Heritage Program.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus grayi Torr.
Source: Radford, A.E., H.A. Ahles, and C.R. Bell. 1964. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus haspan L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus hystricinus Fern.
Source: 1941. Catholic University of America Biological Series.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus iria L.
Source: 1968. Castanea.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus lancastriensis Porter ex Gray
Source: 1988. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus lanceolatus Poir.
Source: 1996. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus lecontei Torr. ex Steud.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus louisianensis Thieret
Source: Charles Bryson. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus louisianensis Thieret
Source: Lucile McCook, University of Mississippi. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus lupulinus (Spreng.) Marcks
Source: 1941. Catholic University of America Biological Series.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus lupulinus (Spreng.) Marcks ssp. lupulinus
Source: 1941. Catholic University of America Biological Series.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus lupulinus (Spreng.) Marcks ssp. macilentus (Fern.) Marcks
Source: Charles Bryson. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus ochraceus Vahl
Source: 1996. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus odoratus L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus ovatus Baldwin
Source: 1994. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus oxylepis Nees ex Steud.
Source: 1992. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus pilosus Vahl
Source: 1992. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus plukenetii Fern.
Source: Radford, A.E., H.A. Ahles, and C.R. Bell. 1964. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus polystachyos Rottb.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus polystachyos Rottb. var. polystachyos
Source: Charles Bryson. Personal communication.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus polystachyos Rottb. var. texensis (Torr.) Fern.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus pseudovegetus Steud.
Source: Carter, J.R. 1978. A Floristic Study of the Delta National Forest and Adjacent Areas. Masters Thesis, Mississippi State Univerisity, Starkville.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus refractus Engelm. ex Boeckl.
Source: 1941. Catholic University of America Biological Series.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus retroflexus Buckl.
Source: 1987. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus retrofractus (L.) Torr.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus retrorsus Chapman
Source: 1977. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus retrorsus Chapman var. retrorsus
Source: Radford, A.E., H.A. Ahles, and C.R. Bell. 1964. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus retrorsus Chapman var. robustus (Boeckl.) Kükenth.
Source: Radford, A.E., H.A. Ahles, and C.R. Bell. 1964. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus rotundus L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus squarrosus L.
Source: Carter, J.R. 1978. A Floristic Study of the Delta National Forest and Adjacent Areas. Masters Thesis, Mississippi State Univerisity, Starkville.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus strigosus L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus surinamensis Rottb.
Source: 1968. Castanea.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus tetragonus Ell.
Source: Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. 1993+. Flora of North America North of Mexico.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus thyrsiflorus Jungh.
Source: 1992. Sida.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Cyperus virens Michx.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

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