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Lettuce

Perennial Weeds—Central Coast

See also, perennial weeds of other regions: Central Valley and Desert.

Although not common, yellow nutsedge is found in lettuce fields in the Central Coast region. Names link to more information on identification and biology.

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Young yellow nutsedge plant.
Yellow nutsedge
(Cyperus esculentus): Sedge family; perennial; grasslike; light green blades, flat, slender; leaf tip long and drawn out; nutlets globe shaped, smooth, and almond flavored.

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