umbrella sedge


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Noun1.umbrella sedge - African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leavesumbrella sedge - African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leaves
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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Loyant controls key grasses such as barnyard grass, junglerice, water grass, and broadleaf signal grass, as well as sedges including rice flatsedge, smallflower umbrella sedge, yellow and purple nutsedge.
Fuierena simplex Vahl (Umbrella sedge; TAC 4632) is a native umbrella sedge that is widespread in Texas (Diggs et al.
Carpet weed (Itsit) and Jungle rice (Swanki) being the most competitive species though the rest of weed flora comprising of grasses like goose grass, barnyard grass, crow foot grass and sedges like purple nutsedge, flat sedge and umbrella sedge can also be harmful.