Definition of Nutsedge

1. Noun. A widely distributed perennial sedge having small edible nutlike tubers.

Exact synonyms: Cyperus Rotundus, Nut Grass, Nut Sedge, Nutgrass
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Cyperus, Genus Cyperus



Definition of Nutsedge

1. Noun. (American English) An invasive perennial sedge, of the genus ''Cyperus'', that has edible, nutlike tubers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nutsedge

1. nutgrass [n -S] - See also: nutgrass

Nutsedge Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Nutsedge Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nutsedge

nutritionwise
nutritious
nutritiously
nutritiousness
nutritive
nutritive ratio
nutritive value
nutritively
nutritiveness
nutritives
nutriture
nuts
nuts and bolts
nutsack
nutsacks
nutsedge (current term)
nutsedges
nutshell
nutshelled
nutshelling
nutshells
nutshot
nutshots
nutshotting
nutsier
nutsiest
nutso
nutsy
nuttalliellid
nuttalliellids

Literary usage of Nutsedge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and Biological Control of Plant Pests by Jane P. Gates (1994)
"At the end of the growing season, yellow nutsedge shoot dry weight per m2, in plots where the two species were planted together was less than 10% of shoot ..."

2. Arsenic by Assembly Of Life Sciences, National Academies Press, Assembly of Life Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1977)
"In a later paper, Long, Allen. and Holt showed that those organic arsenicals kill nutsedge tubers if they are applied several times over a 2-year period.482 ..."

3. Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations: 1994 National Proceedings by Thomas D. Landis (1996)
"These three treatments and the tarped metham-sodium and the dazomet plus chloropicrin were not significantly different. In addition to nutsedge, ..."

4. Flue-Cured Tobacco: The Complete Handbook by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"nutsedge Yellow and purple nutsedge seem to be an increasing problem in many tobacco fields, and Tillam 6E is the only herbicide labeled for tobacco that ..."

5. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"PF Cyperus strigosus L. False nutsedge Herbaceous perennial Moist fields, woods, swamps and stream banks. Cyperus tenuifolius (Steud. ..."

6. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"YELLOW nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) p. 44 3. Stems not triangular in cross section, but round or flattened; leaves various, usually arising in 2 rows from ..."

7. Manual of Patent Examining Procedure edited by J. Michael Thesz (1997)
"... art compound in controlling quackgrass and yellow nutsedge weeds in corn and soybean crops was sufficient to overcome the rejection under 35 USC 103, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Nutsedge

Search for Nutsedge on Dictionary.com!Search for Nutsedge on Thesaurus.com!Search for Nutsedge on Google!Search for Nutsedge on Wikipedia!

Search