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Purple Nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus)


  • Title:  Purple Nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus)
  • Description:  Purple Nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus). Warm season perennial. Propagation is primarily by rhizomes and tubers. Germination occurs when soil temps remain above 60¡F. Tubers connect together to form Òchains.Ó Does not over winter as well as Yellow Nutsedge.Is considered one of the Òworst weeds.ÓUnder ideal conditions a single tuber can produce 99 tubers in 90 days. Most tubers are found in the top 6-8 inches. In heavy clays the rooting system may extend to a depth of 3 feet. - Occurs in moist to dry soil, in cultivated and disturbed sites - Indicator of wet soils - Occurs till frost
  • Keywords:  Purple Nutsedge Cyperus rotundus
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