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Nutsedge, Yellow

Cyperus esculentus

Nutsedge

Synonyms

Chufa Sedge, Earth Almond, Nut-grass, Nutsedge, Tiger Nut Sedge

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Rhizomatous
Propagation: Nutlets, seed and rhizomes
Ligule: None
Auricles: Absent
Vernation: Triangular cross section
Collar: None
Root Type: Rhizomes and nutlets
Seedhead Color: Yellowish to brownish

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Similar Species

  • Orchardgrass Dactylis glomerata
  • Witchgrass Elytrigia repens
  • Nutsedge, PurpleĀ  Cyperus rotundus
  • Sedges species Cyperus spp.

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Dimethenamid-p, Metolachlor
  • Post Emergence: Bentazon, Bispyribac Sodium, Halosulfuron, Imazaquin, Mesotrione, Sulfentrazone, Sulfosulfuron, Trifloxysulfuron

Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.