Zones: 9 to 10
Size: To 3' tall
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Miniature version of Cyperus papyrus in appearance. No basal leaves, umbrella-like inflorescences. Runs by rhizomes but not aggressively. Moist soil or shallow water.
Published in Tabl. Encycl. 1: 147 in 1791.
Native to tropical Africa, South Africa, Madegascar, Mauritius and Reunion.