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EDIS Update: Biology and Management of Yellow (Cyperus escuelentus) and Purple Nutsedge (C. rotundus) in Ornamental Crop Production and Landscapes

Yellow nutsedge inflorescence. Credit: Annette Chandler, UF/IFAS

The yellow (Cyperus escuelentus) and purple nutsedge (C. rotundus) both can be used in ornamental lawns and crop production. This updated EDIS publication gives insight on how to manage this grass and its general biology.

The habitat, distribution, physical makeup, root system and inflorescence (flowers) each are described in length and what kind of physical and cultural controls can be used.

To download, save and/or print this EDIS publication, follow this link.