Cyperus esculentus L.

Yellow Nutgrass


CC = 0
CW = -3
MOC = 72

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Family - Cyperaceae

Stems - No info. yet.

Cyperus_esculentus_rhizomes.jpg Rhizomes and base of plant.

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Leaves - No info. yet.

Inflorescence - No info. yet.


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Flowers - No info. yet.


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Flowering - June - October.

Habitat - Moist depressions of upland prairies, pond margins, stream edges, pastures, old fields, roadsides, railroads, moist open areas.

Origin - Nearly worldwide, especially in the tropics.

Other info. - This common species can be found throughout Missouri. The flowers and inflorescences of this species can be quite variable and may not appear just as in the pictures above.

Photographs taken at Logan Creek, Reynolds County, MO., 6-29-03.