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Green kyllinga, Kyllinga brevifolia

 

Family: Cyperaceae (Sedge)

Group: Monocot

Life span: Perennial

Origin: Asia

Growth form: Graminoid

Erect, rhizomatous perennial sedge (closed leaf sheath), up to 20 inches tall. Red underground runner (rhizome).  Round seed head plus 2 to 4 bracts on long stalk. Bracts or modified leaves, under flower. Commonly found in wet turfgrass sites.

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