[permaculture] Need plant ID

Lawrence London lfljvenaura at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 22:23:57 EDT 2015


On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 9:41 PM, Robyn Francis <robyn at permaculture.com.au>
wrote:

> Definitely not Papyrus, but certainly looks like a Cyperus spp, possibly
> C. esculentus, (yellow nut sedge).  Try a search of Cyperus Spp images.


Its not a sedge. I am familiar with that and have some growing in damp
areas and near one pond.
Enjoy this lovely landscape...!
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www.maerc.org <http://www.maerc.org/html/data/rhabitats.html>3872 × 2592
<https://www.google.com/search?q=Cyperus+Spp+plant&sa=X&biw=1366&bih=608&tbm=isch&tbs=simg:CAQSEglvdSfqEdd0qiH5ajgHNM3YYQ>Search
by image
<https://www.google.com/search?tbs=sbi:AMhZZityWcHUo1mL6RNSK0Actyxu70rwrOheaoqtyV-TTClBiLOWVR7dM5sI6e1rG3_1BoPaigumSUUP8LoaTB4MaZO08bue3HQaOII4j7lrUuTjkRsrDCzg8XCfPzoFW2si31RLKYh_169t5mQKw5WlU13dN7Ogr-9w2WK5GdW1M1Y8yw_1oRG9Eg>
... (Cyperus spp.) This plant community helps maintain water quality. Ditch
denizens include the Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga,) Green Heron (Butorides
striatus ...
[image: Small Ditches]

Small Ditches: BIR has 500 miles of smaller ditches, most just a few feet
wide and a few inches deep, but a few 20’ wide and several feet deep. These
ditches tend to become choked with vegetation, including Common Water
Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes,) Water Lettuce (Pistia stratiotes,) and
Umbrella Sedges (Cyperus spp.) This plant community helps maintain water
quality. Ditch denizens include the Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga,) Green
Heron (Butorides
striatus,) North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis,) and the
Peninsula Cooter (Pseudemys peninsularis.)

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