Cyperus eragrostis

Nutsedge

Plant family: Cyperaceae - Sedge

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Plant type: Grass-like

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Yellow
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 1-2 feet
Spread Spreading
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Wildlife Friendliness Rating
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Freshwater Wetlands, Oak Woodland, Riparian

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Clay, Adaptable, Riverbed Silt

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Tolerant of Clay Soil

Plant Highlights

Native perennial. Prefers wet soil, clay or gravel. Good seasonal stream stabilizer but spreads profusely and can become invasive. Slender, grass-like leaves grow from the base of the stem, the flowers are golden- brown colored, with the rays extending out from a central point with clusters of spikelets on the ends. Flowers and fruits spread out in feathery spikes almost like the ends of an umbrella (thus the name umbrella sedge).

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