|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Commelinidae||Dayflowers and spiderworts, and several others|
|Order||Cyperales||Flowering plants including grasses|
|Genus||Cyperus||From an ancient Greek word meaning “sedge”|
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Cyperus echinatus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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8/31/2013 · Riverside Park, James River, Midlothian, Virginia
≈ 5 × 7" (13 × 18 cm)