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Cyperus squarrosus (Bearded Flat Sedge) (Cyperaceae)

A small cute sedge a little less that 15cm tall. The spikelets are arranged in heads and individual florets have a tip that curves outwards. This was found outside Skybury Coffee near Mareeba. True to it’s sedgey nature, this small … Continue reading

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Cyperus breviculmis (Cyperaceae)

Small is awesome, and I found this little Cyperus growing on some sandy ground near the Herberton Visitor Centre. If my identification is correct, the specific epithet is certainly descriptive since ‘beviculmis’ could be taken to mean short culms. This … Continue reading

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