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Cyperus esculentus L.
Yellow nutsedge, Chufa Sedge, Yellow nut-grass
USDA Symbol: cyes
Sedges are herbs of wet sites, often grass-like, with stems commonly 3-sided.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time denotes fruiting period for Cyperus spp.
, WV Canada: ON
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2009-02-18
Research By: TWC Staff