Cyperus houghtonii Torr.
Common Name: SMOOTH SAND SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Cyperus houghtonii inflorescence A. A. Reznicek inflorescence

Sandy, usually disturbed places such as dunes, shores, trails and roads in jack pine, oak, or aspen forests.

Resembles C. schweinitzii rather closely but generally smaller in size overall. This species apparently originated as a stabilized hybrid of C. lupulinus and C. schweinitzii (Marcks, 1974).

Locations

Alcona County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Cheboygan County
Crawford County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Grand Traverse County
Huron County
Iosco County
Kent County
Menominee County
Midland County
Montmorency County
Oscoda County
Presque Isle County
St. Clair County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1093.