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Comment by Steve Woodmansee on November 20, 2015 at 7:03pm

Nutgrass (Cyperus rotundus), not a grass, but a sedge in the Cyperaceae.  Note the exerted stamens emerging from the spikelets.  This species has a hard underground nutlike corm which is edible (missing from the specimen).  It is a bit of a pest in that it is difficult to pull up.

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