Might someone identify this grass?

luciousAugust 13, 2007

I was wondering if someone round here could identify this grass?

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thanks in advance.

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donn_(7b-8a)

It looks like one of the Nutsedges; Yellow Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) or Purple Nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus).

Is the flower stem triangular?

    Bookmark   August 13, 2007 at 7:21PM
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lucious

Thanks for your quick id, after you said sedge did some image searching it is surely yellow nutsedge. I snipped one of the main stems though the scissors deformed it a bit it is 3 sided. Tasting the larger roots with the tip of my tongue, yes I'm aware the mr. hide aproach to plant identification isnt a good idea, reveals an a mild nutty flavour overshadowed by an alkaloid taste. Now I know what stole all the nutrients from my neglected arugala patch.

Thanks again.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2007 at 5:24PM
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