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What is a Papyrus Sedge? Cyperus papyrus, an aquatic flowering plant that grows in Africa, is the source of the papyrus material used by ancient Egyptians to make paper.

This plant is characterized by its long, slender leaves and greenish-brown flowers.

It can be found in wetlands and other moist habitats near water.

The best time to see a Papyrus Sedge is in the early morning or late afternoon when it is blooming.

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Geeky Facts about the Papyrus Sedge

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It can grow up to 16 feet tall in its native habitat but the ornamental selections are typically a more modest 3-6 feet.

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It will not survive temperatures lower than 23°F (-5°C).

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Papyrus sedge is a terraformer: it stabilizes soils and reduces erosion.

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