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Umbrella Sedge

Halbi Name Mundi Motha umbrella-sedge-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Motha
Scientific name Cyperus difformis L. Cent.
Family Cyperaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Basal, shorter than the stem, smooth. Photo Gallery
Flower umbrella-sedge-2umbrella-sedge-3umbrella-sedge-4
Fruit/ seed Trigonous, pale brown
Habitat and distribution Marshy places
Flowering and fruiting July - December
Associated with Moist flora
Habit Erect tufted, annual herb with numerous, fibrous roots.
Inflorescence Skpikelets linear oblong, clustered in sessile and rayed umbellate heads. Glumes closely imbricate, brown at maturity. Rachilla not winged.

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