Scientific Name - Cyperus retrorsus Chapm.
Family - Cyperaceae
Perennial with densely tufted stems. Leaf blades flat, smooth, bright green. Seedhead branches a top of stem. Seeds in tight cylindrical clusters. Reproduces by seed. Occurs commonly in turf and most other sandy habitats from moist to dry. Found from New York to southern Florida, west to Texas and Oklahoma, inland to Arkansas and Tennessee.