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Cyperus hystricinus

Bristling Sedge


Similar to a couple other Cyperus species. Distinguished by hairless stems and golden brown spikelets. Fruits in summer. Prefers dry, sandy uplands with full sun.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Bristly Flatsedge
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Plant Duration:Perennial
Fruit Timing:Late July to late September
Global and State Rank:G4, SH
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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