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ENH1305: Biology and Management of Yellow (Cyperus escuelentus) and Purple Nutsedge (C. rotundus) in Ornamental Crop Production and Landscapes

Figure 3. Leaf tips of purple nutsedge (left) and yellow nutsedge (right). Note how the leaf tip of purple nutsedge abruptly tapers at the tip, whereas yellow nutsedge has long attenuated tips.

Credit: Chris Marble, UF/IFAS