yellow nutsedge USDA PLANTS Symbol: CYES
U.S. Nativity: Native
Habit: Grass or Grasslike
Cyperus esculentus L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Cyperaceae
Synonym(s): chufa, yellow nutgrass, yellow nutsedge
Native Range: W. Asia, Africa (BAIL); trop. Africa to India (MANS)

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Plant(s);
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Charles T. Bryson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); October. Photo from Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses by J.H. Miller and K.V. Miller, published by The University of Georgia Press in cooperation with the Southern Weed Science Society.
John W. Everest, Auburn University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
John Cardina, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Mark Czarnota, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Lynn Sosnoskie, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Joseph LaForest, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s); Triangular stem
Joseph LaForest, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s);
Ken Chamberlain, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Feature(s); Tubers
Ken Chamberlain, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Field; Overview of mature ellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) plants growing in an onion field.
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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Invasive Listing Sources:
Faith Campbell, 1998
Pacific Northwest Exotic Pest Plant Council, 1998