Cyperus laevis

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Cyperus laevisFamily: Cyperaceae
Genus: Cyperus
Common names: Sedge
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This small tufted perennial sedge grows from about 15 to 55cm in height. The culms (or flowering spikes) are triquetrous (like an equilateral triangle with concave sides) in cross-section which I find makes it easy to differentiate from the other sedges I’ve found in the Reserve. (April 2009)