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Sonoran Desert Plants
Cyperus esculentus Linnaeus (Yellow Nutgrass, coquillo amarillo, cebollin)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

Habitat: disturbed areas
Life Form: sedge
Leaf Description: grasslike
Flower Color: yellow or yellowish
Spines: spineless
Family: Cyperaceae (sedge family)
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and J. Malusa. 2013. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 5. Monocots except grasses. Phytoneuron 2013-76, 1-59 page 34 (4.6 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Cyperus esculentus Linnaeus (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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