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Esther E. McGinnis and Mary H. Meyer

. Carex are distinguished from other genera within the Cyperaceae by a bladder-like sac called the perigynium (perigynia, plural) that tightly adheres to the hard pericarp of the achene ( Amen and Bonde, 1964 ). The perigynium prevents germination in

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Sonali R. Padhye and Judith K. Groninger

monocotyledonous grass-like plants within several families, including Cyperaceae (the sedge family), Juncaceae (the rush family), Restionaceae (the restio family), and Typhacea (the cattail family) ( Darke, 1999 ). Many ornamental grasses are tall and vigorous

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suppression and tillering of three ornamental grass species in each of two families, Cyperaceae and Poaceae. Benzyladenine provided <15% height suppression compared to the controls and increased tillering transiently only in one species. Uniconazole suppressed

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Judith Pozo, Miguel Urrestarazu, Isidro Morales, Jessica Sánchez, Milagrosa Santos, Fernando Dianez, and Juan E. Álvaro

, plants belonging to the orders Cucurbitales and Urticales have intermediate contents (2% to 4%), and the species belonging to the Commelinaceae, Poaceae, Equisetaceae, and Cyperaceae families generally have high Si contents (>4%) ( Hodson et al., 2005

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Esther E. McGinnis, Alan G. Smith, and Mary H. Meyer

: Commelinidae (in part): Cyperaceae. Oxford Univ. Press, New York, NY Curtis, L. 2006 Woodland Carex of the upper Midwest. Curtis to the Third Productions, Lake Villa, IL Darke, R. 2004 Pocket guide to ornamental grasses. Timber Press, Portland, OR Elmqvist, T

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Isabel Schlegel Werle, Alencar Junior Zanon, Nereu Augusto Streck, Carlos Eduardo Schaedler, Felipe Schmidt Dalla Porta, Geovana Facco Barbieri, André da Rosa Ulguim, and Te Ming Tseng

to both regions studied. The Poaceae family had the largest number of distinct genera, totaling 32%, followed by Cyperaceae and Asteraceae, with 14% and 11%, respectively. The highest species diversity was recorded in Itaqui, with 46 different genera

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Randy S. Nelson, Esther E. McGinnis, and Aaron L.M. Daigh

) systematics and ecology of the genus Carex (Cyperaceae) Can. J. Bot. 68 1405 1 40 8 Davidson, C.G. Gobin, S.M. 1998 Evaluation of ornamental grasses for the northern great plains J. Environ. Hort. 16 4 218 229 Davis, A.P. Hunt, W.F. Traver, R.G. Clar, M

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Christine E.H. Coker, Gary Bachman, Chris Boyd, Pamela B. Blanchard, Ed Bush, and Mengmeng Gu

), grasses (Poaceae), sedges (Cyperaceae), rushes (Juncaceae), pitcher plants ( Nepenthes spp.), and orchids (Orchidaceae); river swamp forests containing bald cypress ( Taxodium distichum ), water tupelo ( Nyssa aquatica ), and oaks ( Quercus spp.); salt

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Jared A. Hoyle, J. Scott McElroy, and Elizabeth A. Guertal

Large crabgrass [ Digitaria sanguinalis (L.) Scop.] (Poaceae), Virginia buttonweed ( Diodia virginiana L.) (Rubiaceae), and cock’s-comb kyllinga ( Kyllinga squamulata Thonn. ex Vahl) (Cyperaceae) are common problematic weeds in turfgrass and crop

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James T. Brosnan and Gregory K. Breeden

Cyperaceae species, particularly tidalmarsh flatsedge ( Asakura et al., 2012 ). Reports of penoxsulam efficacy for postemergence yellow nutsedge control have been mixed. Loughner et al. (2006) reported only 35% to 65% yellow nutsedge control with