nut·​sedge | \ ˈnət-ˌsej How to pronounce nutsedge (audio) \

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The original Image product or a newer material called Sedgehammer will both control nutsedge when used according to label directions. Neil Sperry, San Antonio Express-News, "Nutsedge or other nuisance? How to tell the difference," 13 July 2018 Control nutsedge with the original Image product or with Sedgehammer (note the play on words). Neil Sperry, star-telegram, "Turf troubles? Here's advice to get you in the green again | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 2 May 2018 Your purple nutsedge grows from bulb-like portions called nuts in the ground and sends up the purple to reddish-brown flowers. Tom Maccubbin,, "Keep corn feeders in check with natural sprays," 21 Apr. 2018 My developed method utilizes fungus and volatiles to deter the growth of purple nutsedge without risk to non-target plants and to the benefit of the agricultural community. Hanna Howard, Teen Vogue, "Meet 7 Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalists," 9 Mar. 2018 Unfortunately, perennial weeds growing from rhizomes, such as bermudagrass and torpedograss, or bulbs, such as nutsedge or oxalis, will grow through mulch., "How to wage war on weeds," 26 Aug. 2017 Apply either Image (original formulation specifically intended for nutsedge) or Sedgehammer. Neil Sperry, star-telegram, "Brave the heat for these critical gardening tasks for the second half of August," 8 Aug. 2017

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circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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