Cyperus croceus Vahl - Baldwin's Flatsedge
Family - Cyperaceae
Flowering - June - November.
Habitat - Wet hammocks, sandhills, marshes, disturbed sites, lawns.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This weedy little species can be found throughout most of Alabama and is probably much more common than is reported. The plant can be identified by its globose clusters of spikelets and long bracts which subtend the inflorescence. It is a common weed in moist lawns.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Lee County, AL., 8-20-04.