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Yellow Nut Grass

Yellow Nut GrassCyperus esculentus

Yellow Nut-grass (Cyperus esculentus) is noted for the small, edible tubers borne on the roots.

This species, also called "Chufa," is cultivated in southern Europe for the nut-like tubers which are said to have a sweet taste when boiled or roasted.

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