purple nutsedge

Common Name: purple nutsedge
Scientific Name: Cyperus rotundus
Life Cycle: perennial
Family: Cyperaceae
Chromosome Number: Not Reported
Polidy level: Not Reported
Genome Size (1C Mbp): 440
Center of Origin as reported by Mabberley (1998) or Randall (2002):
Number of Sites of Action to which species is currently reported as resistance: 1
Sites of action to which herbicide resistance has been reported: ALS inhibitor (B/2)
Images source: Scott McElroy
lastUpdated: 02/11/2018