OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Cyperus rotundus   FAMILY Cyperaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus rotundus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-018:
Cyperus rotundus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus rotundus

 

COMMON NAME:
Purple Nutsedge, Nutgrass, Cocograss


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image of Cyperus rotundus, Purple Nutsedge, Nutgrass, Cocograss

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cyro_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Cyperus rotundus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyperus rotundus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-01-018:
Cyperus rotundus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cyperus rotundus

 

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424

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Non-native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains, uncommon in NC Piedmont)

Habitat: Gardens, fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Reddish
Nutlet

 

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