Scientific Name: Cyperus esculentus L.
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OTHER COMMON NAME: nutgrass
LIFE CYCLE: Perennial; reproduces by seed, rhizomes and tubers (nutlets).
MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS*: Stems - yellow-green, solid, triangular and grass-like; long slender rhizomes (A) terminate in tubers (B) which produce new plants.
LOCATION: Home lawns or wet soil areas.