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An invasive sedge with small edible nutlike tubers.Also called nutgrass
- ‘In addition, perennial weeds, such as nutsedge and dandelions, often have enough energy to push through the fabric.’
- ‘It will provide control of major weeds including purple and yellow nutsedge, kyllinga, oxalis and Poa annua.’
- ‘Early in his learning curve with conservation tillage, Johnson tried to control annual grasses, nutsedge, and morning glories by strip-tilling peanuts into mowed rye.’
- ‘In addition to control of Poa trivialis, the evaluations will include control of yellow nutsedge, tall fescue, quack grass and several other grassy weeds.’
- ‘But once established, they can be next to impossible to get rid of, as anyone who has battled Bermuda grass or yellow nutsedge in flower beds will attest.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.