kyllinga, green

COMMON NAME: Kyllinga, green
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Kyllinga brevifolia
FAMILY: Cyperaceae
LIFECYCLE: Perennial
FEATURES: Fragrant aroma when leaf material is crushed; globe-like seedhead with subtending bracts; glabrous
sedge plant
DESCRIPTION: Common in closely mowed turf in more wet areas; can persist in closely mowed golf course turfgrass;
fragrant aroma is a distinguishing characteristic.

Additional Rhizome

Additional
Rhizome

Flower / Seed Head Seedhead close-up

Flower / Seed Head
Seedhead close-up

Broad View Dense stand

Broad View
Dense stand