Nut grass, Lavhala, Nagarmotha

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Nut grass, Lavhala, Nagarmotha
Scientific Name : Cyperus rotundus
Family : Cyperaceae
Common Name : Nut grass, Lavhala, Nagarmotha
Description:
An uncultivated, grass-like weed. It is very invasive. Due to its appearance like grasses, frequently its presence remains unnoticed. If left in lawn, it overpowers the grasses and ruins them. They have network of underground root tubers. These tubers are scented and have medicinal properties.
Propagation : Division
Longevity : Perennial

 

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