Another confrmation of Cyperus flavescens (Cyperaceae) for Kansas, U.S.A.


  • A. Hammesfahr
  • P. Witham
  • C. Campbell
  • Neil Snow Department of Biology, Pittsburg State University



Cyperus flavescens, noteworthy collection, Kansas


Yellow flat sedge (Cyperus flavecsens) is confirmed in Kansas for the first time in southeast Kansas from a drainage ditch in Pittsburg, Crawford County.


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How to Cite

Hammesfahr, A., Witham, P., Campbell, C. ., & Snow, N. . (2020). Another confrmation of Cyperus flavescens (Cyperaceae) for Kansas, U.S.A. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 14(2), 411–412.