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Synonyms for bulrush

tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down

tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America

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Wandering along neat paths through this peaceful marshy area, with reeds and bulrushes, takes the visitor back thousands of years.
Mr Pearson said two developments stand out - The Bulrushes, Boldon, and the award-winning Merchant Court, Monkton Business Park, Hebburn - though there is now limited choice for occupiers.
Brandt Lake contains areas of sago pondweed, cattails, and bulrushes, while cattail marshes occur along portions of Round Lake.
Incredibly, the lm showing was biblical epic e Ten Commandments - featuring a sprawling story of Moses, placed, as a baby, in a basket and left in bulrushes.
Elmer and a friend saw a few handfuls of greenheads sitting in a slough full of bulrushes and decided to quietly jump the drakes.
Contributors of these essays start with unpacking the story of Moses in the bulrushes and progressing to stories of trial and quest (for example, Jason and the theft of the golden fleece), myth and monstrosity (Perseus and Medusa), the culture hero (Gesar of Ling), and heroes on a journey (Harry Potter).
Unlike walking down an arborous forest path, paddling down a watercourse offers kayakers opportunities to observe and delight in arresting natural wetland scenes that the common hiker or long-distance biker is not privy to: a variety of smooth golden grasses, triangular sedges with inconspicuous flowers, reed-like leaves of cattails and the velvety cylindrical spikes of bulrushes.
The northwest corner is being planted with bulrushes, and there are old borrow pits that will provide deep water.
If the 'cream of British angling' attract groupies, I didn't see them, but, then, they may have been hiding in bulrushes.
A solitary waterhen swam among the few remaining reeds and bulrushes.
The stage design has captivating picture book qualities; as a magical world has been created consisting of giant bulrushes and enormous trees - convincing everyone they've miraculously shrunk to the size of woodland animals.
The festival continues this week with the highlight being a performance in Central Park on Friday evening by Le Jardin Flambee which will see the park transformed into a flaming installation complete with blazing bulrushes and fiery trees.
The botanist added that these plants are more tolerant of oil than any other but it is too soon to estimate how much oil is too much for the delta bulrushes.