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Updated 2/28/2015

Family Cyperaceae

Sedges

Sedges have flowering stalks triangular in cross-section rather than cylindrical in grasses.

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

 

Carex wahuensis subsp. wahuensis

O'AHU CAREX 

 
Morelotia gahniiformis  

GAHNIA

 

Cyperus hillebrandii subsp. decipiens

'AHU'AWA 

 


HAWAII - INDIGENOUS

Fimbristylis cymosa subsp. spathacea

'AKI'AKI

 

Fimbristylis cymosa subsp. umbellato-capitata

'AKI'AKI

 
Cyperus javanicus

'AHU'AWA

 

Carex meyenii

MEYEN'S CAREX

 

Cyperus laevigatus

MAKALOA

 

Cyperus polystachyos subsp. polystachyos

PYCREUS

 

Machaerina angustifolia

'UKI

 

Eleocharis obtusa

BLUNT SPIKERUSH    KOHEKOHE

 


HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Cyperus involucratus 

'AHU'AWA HAOLE

 

 

Cyperus gracilis

McCOY GRASS

 
Cyperus rotundus

NUT GRASS

 

Kyllinga nemoralis

KILI 'O'OPU

 

Schoenoplectus californicus

CALIFORNIA or GIANT BULRUSH