purple nutsedge, Cyperus rotundus  (Cyperales: Cyperaceae) - 1624072

purple nutsedge
Cyperus rotundus L.

Descriptor: Infestation
Description: A native of India, has been called the world's worst weed. Is shown here infesting cotton in Mississippi.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Charles T. Bryson
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1624072

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image Information last updated on Monday, November 10, 2008