Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Studies in Italian Cyperaceae: 3. Cyperus erythrorhizos, new to Europe, naturalized in Italy.

Abstract

The North American Cyperus erythrorhizos is reported for the first time from Europe. It is found as an environmental weed in some wetlands near Ravenna in Italy. Distinguishing features for this species and some notes on its residence status, ecology and habitat in Italy are provided.