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Cyperus rotundus L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Cyperus L. (カヤツリグサ)
Hamaguge (ハマスゲ, 浜菅), coco-grass, Java grass, nut grass, purple nut sedge or purple nutsedge
Life form: rhizomatous, perennial sedge
Distribution: Africa - southern and central Europe (north to France and Austria) - southern Asia
Habitat: dry grasslands, roadsides, sand dunes, etc.
Use: crude drug (discovered from the Todai-ji Temple Shosoin
var. yoshinagae (Ohwi) Ohwi (トサノハマスゲ)
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Cyperus rotundus in Japan


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[1-3] along the inner moat of Edo Castle, Tokyo, on October 19 2018.

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