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Rice field flat sedge

Halbi Name Batha lata rice-field-flat-sedge-1
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Motha
Scientific name Cyperus iria L.
Family Cyperaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Basal, blades linear with papery sheaths and blades scabrid towards apex, sheath brown. Photo Gallery
Flower rice-field-flat-sedge-2rice-field-flat-sedge-3
Fruit/ seed Obvate-elliptic, exceeding the glumes when mature.
Habitat and distribution Moist places
Flowering and fruiting August-October
Associated with Moist flora
Habit Erect, glabrous, annual variable in size and form.
Inflorescence Spikelets brown-yellow. Rachilla glabrous, wingless. Glumes obovate.

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