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Cyperus rotundus
(Cyperaceae)

cocograss, nut grass, nut sedge, purple nutsedge, red nut sedge

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Species description or overview

Cyperus rotundus information from PIER
Information on Cyperus rotundus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Cyperus rotundus description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Cyperus rotundus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cyperus rotundus
Nomenclatural information about Cyperus rotundus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Cyperus rotundus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus rotundus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Cyperus rotundus information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Cyperus rotundus, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Cyperus rotundus
Nomenclatural information about Cyperus rotundus is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Cyperus rotundus (Cyperaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cyperus rotundus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Cyperus rotundus impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Cyperus rotundus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Cyperus rotundus management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Cyperus rotundus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Cyperus rotundus (Cyperaceae) (purple nut sedge)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cyperus rotundus (Cyperaceae) (purple nut sedge) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Cyperus rotundus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus rotundus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Cyperus rotundus images from PIER
Images of Cyperus rotundus provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Cyperus rotundus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus rotundus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Cyperus rotundus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cyperus rotundus--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.

Cyperus rotundus worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Cyperus rotundus is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Weed handbook of Western Polynesia
Whistler, W. Arthur. 1983. Weed handbook of Western Polynesia. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft f#r Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH. ISBN: 3-88085-227-8.

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.

Botanical inventory of Kure Atoll
Starr, Forest, Kim Martz, and Lloyd Loope. 2001. Botanical inventory of Kure Atoll. Prepared for Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (Honolulu). 47 pp. illus.

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Botanical survey of Midway Atoll
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. Botanical survey of Midway Atoll. In: 1995-1999 Baseline Surveys for Alien Species in Marine and Terrestrial Habitats on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.

A botanical survey of Pearl & Hermes Atoll, Lisianski, Laysan, Gardner Pinnacles, and French Frigate Shoals
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. A botanical survey of Pearl & Hermes Atoll, Lisianski, Laysan, Gardner Pinnacles, and French Frigate Shoals. S. S. Midway Expedition. Trip report prepared for U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Honolulu, Hawaii).

Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds.) . 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages.

Predictable risk to native plants in biological control of weeds in Hawaii
Pemberton, Robert W. 2002. Predictable risk to native plants in biological control of weeds in Hawaii. pp. 77-85 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008.


Experts

Cyperus rotundus contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Cyperus rotundus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Cyperus rotundus references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Cyperus rotundus as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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