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Cyperus iria L.

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 24 Aug 2010
Source of Report for California  
a Preston e-mail of 5 Jul 2000, "Ricefield flat sedge. Occurs in CA. Rice fields; ScV (Yuba Co.); Ahart, L. 2000. One day in the life of a plant collector: the discovery of Cyperus iria. Friends of the Herbarium Newsletter, Biological Sciences Herbarium, California State University Chico 5(3):3"
b Hrusa et al., ms later published in Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DISTRIBUTION: ScV, SCo.; STATUS: established; "...Dry to damp soil, disturbed area...1999...Germinating in coco fiber...commercial greenhouse...Grown to maturity in CDFA greenhouse...1998..."
c Hrusa et al., Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DIST: SCo, ScV: Hrusa et al. Current Status: Persistence tenuous: DOC: Santa Barbara Co.: Germinating in coco fiber from Sri Lanka. Commercial greenhouse in Carpenteria. Grown to maturity in CDFA greenhouse, Sacramento. Oct. 14, 1998, T. Watson s.n. (CDA); Yuba Co.: Dry to damp soil, disturbed area S side Woodruff Lane, just W Kimball Lane, 5 mi. NE Marysville. El. 80ft. Sept. 5, 1999, L. Ahart 8197 (CDA, CHSC).
Initial Editorial Comments according to Source c, persistence tenuous, yet conditions of cited occurrence evidently qualify for inclusion in the flora according to criteria employed by Jepson Flora Project (25 Feb 2003).
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Gordon C. Tucker see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Cyperus iria L. is to be recognized and treated as naturalized in CA.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, naturalized in CA
Current Status JFP-2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 24 Aug 2010
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List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Cyperus

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