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Poorland flat sedge

Halbi Name Hirli Motha poorland-flat-sedge-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Nagar motha
Scientific name Cyperus compressus L.
Family Cyperaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Basal, as long as or longer than the stem. Photo Gallery
Flower poorland-flat-sedge-2poorland-flat-sedge-3
Fruit/ seed Broadly triquetrous, dark brown.
Habitat and distribution Marshy places
Flowering and fruiting July-January
Associated with Marshy places
Habit Erect herb with numerous, fine tufted roots, the whole plant greenish or grayish-green.
Inflorescence Umbellate, spikelets in condensed, grey-green or straw-coloured, umbellate, spikes. Glume green on the sides winged.

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