cyperus

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cyperus

Chinese medicine
A marsh grass, the root of which is used in Chinese medicine for menstrual disorders and cramping, gastrointestinal complaints (e.g., bloating) and emotional lability.
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Rocks, stones, nutgrass, and other objects in the ground below your pool can easily puncture unprotected pool liners and cause leaks.
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A friend of mine tried a supposedly organic product on their nutgrass. I can't remember the name of it.
Problematic Weed (Percent "Yes" Responses) Nutsedge 0% Nutgrass 6% Flaxleave Fleabane 12%