[Flatsedges: The Genus Cyperus in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge

Cyperus squarrosus

Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus

Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus)

Awned flatsedge as seen on the muddy shoreline at Dalton Point in the western Columbia River Gorge.........August 19, 2009.

Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus)

Awned flatsedge as seen on the muddy shoreline of upper Rattlesnake Creek at private meadows at Panakanic, western Klickitat County.........June 17, 2015.

Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus) - Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus)

Close-up views of awned flatsedge as seen on the muddy shoreline at Dalton Point in the western Columbia River Gorge..........August 19, 2009.

Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus) - Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus)

Additional close-up photos of awned flatsedge as seen on gravelly soils on the shore of the Columbia River at the Sandy River delta.........September 24, 2010.

Close-up of the inflorescence of Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus) - Close-up of the inflorescence of Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus)

Close-ups of the inflorescence of what might be awned flatsedge as seen in wetlands along the edge of the Deschutes River about one-quarter mile upstream from its junction with the Columbia River...........September 1, 2007.


Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus) - Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus)

Awned flatsedge growing in vernally moist muddy side channels at Panakanic in western Klickitat County..........June 17, 2013.

Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus) - Awned Flatsedge, Bearded Flatsedge: Cyperus squarrosus (Synonyms: Chlorocyperus inflexus, Cyperus aristatus, Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii, Cyperus inflexus, Dichostylis aristata, Mariscus squarrosus)

A portion of the inflorescence of awned flatsedge as seen at left on a low sandbar along the Klickitat River at Beeks Canyon, Klickitat County, Washington.........July 21, 2011. The photo at right shows awned flatsedge on a low lying mud flat on the shoreline of Pierce Island, Columbia Land Trust lands in the western Columbia River Gorge.......September 7, 2018.

Paul Slichter