Plant ID forum: Umbrella Plant (Cyperus alternifolius)

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Name: Jim D
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jimard8
Jun 25, 2015 6:04 PM CST
grows in water , sometimes called pond or bamboo grass ? What is it's name ?
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bamira
Jun 25, 2015 6:40 PM CST
you select the nodding
http://garden.org/plants/search/text.php?q=Cyperus+&button=
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plantladylin
Jun 26, 2015 6:31 AM CST
It reminds me of Panicum:





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KentPfeiffer
Jun 26, 2015 8:48 AM CST

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Definitely not a Panicum. Stefan is correct, it's a nutsedge (Cyperus) of some sort. It's not going to be easy to figure out which one, there are hundreds of species, unless it's something jimard8 bought. Relatively few species are sold in commerce.
Name: Jim D
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jimard8
Jun 26, 2015 11:19 AM CST
I think bamira gave me the the link , From out in the southwest it was sent to me .
Umbrella plant(Cyperus alternifolius) only small still , seems to be the match .

Thank you bamira . I agree and all of you who replied Thank You! , Grasses are Great plants !!!
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