Common Name: Purple Nutsedge
Scientific Name: Cyperus rotundus
Perennial sedge with dark, glossy leaves that taper abruptly. Seedheads purple to reddish brown in color at the end of triangular stems. Produces underground tubers that are hairy and oblong. Spreads rapidly primarily by tubers.
Type: Grassy Weeds & Sedges
Life Cycle: Perennial