Project Description

Alternative Names:

  • Giant umbrella sedge
  • Cyperus
  • Upokotangata

Cyperus ustulatus is a vigorous native sharp-edged swamp grass (sedge) forming large clumps up to 2 m tall. It is found growing in damp open areas in coastal and lowland habitats, such seepages, stream sides, lagoon, and wetland and estuary margins.


  • Median Height: 2m tall x 1m wide