nut grass


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Noun1.Nut grass - a widely distributed perennial sedge having small edible nutlike tubersnut grass - a widely distributed perennial sedge having small edible nutlike tubers
sedge - grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers
Cyperus, genus Cyperus - type genus of Cyperaceae; grasslike rhizomatous herbs; cosmopolitan except very cold regions
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How can you name the 10 worst garden weeds (August/ September 2011) and not include nut grass (nutsedge)?
When their work is done (a 16' x 20' of nut grass takes my four sows two weeks to completely clear and root up) I replace their fence panel and grow the garden.
Bermuda grass, crabgrass, kikuyu grass and nut grass (actually, nut sedge) have the capacity - individually or collectively - to overwhelm a lawn within the span of a few growing seasons.