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Yellow Nutsedge : Kentucky IPM

Yellow Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus)

Yellow nutsedge is a perennial and spreads easily since it reproduces by rhizomes, tubers, and seeds.

One key in the identification of yellow nutsedge is the simple, triangular-shaped stem of the plant.

This weed can be found throughout Kentucky in cultivated fields, gardens, roadsides and turf.

Yellow nutsedge

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