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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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The basin(s) may be planted with reeds, bulrush, cattail, or similar hydrophytes.
Emergent canal vegetation, known historically as "canal grass," included sedges (Cyperus spp.), bulrush (Scirpus spp.), and cattail (Typha spp.).
The infant was concealed for three months then placed in a bulrush basket in the Nile River.
Procedure: "Bulrush" can describe various plants, from cattails to papyrus and more.
lCash Asmussen, whose season has been disrupted by injury, wins on his final ride of the year when Bulrush takes the Listed race at Maisons-Laffitte.
that we were on, lost amongst towheads of bulrush and cottonwood.
Northeastern Bulrush (Scirpus ancistrochaetus) Last April, the Service's Conte NWR added a 278-acre (112-hectare) site in Putney, Vermont, to protect a population of the endangered northeastern bulrush.
Nutria (the Spanish word for "otter") use their powerful front legs to dig into the dense mat of muck and bulrush roots that form Blackwater's marshes.
Northeastern bulrush, Scirpus ancistrochaetus Schuyler, is a perennial emergent sedge (Schuyler, 1962) typically found in small, seasonal, palustrine wetlands which are frequently isolated in the landscape.
In southeastern and southwestern Australia, Cumbungi or Bulrush, Typha species, is often mentioned as an Aboriginal food and fibre source.
This highly skilled hunter, father and grandfather, taught his children and grandchildren how to harvest young bulrush shoots from a canoe, how to roast wild rhubarb, how to scrape the sap from popular trees and to fill up on many other natural nutrients in early spring to rebuild the body after the long northern winter.
In a heated conversation, Rawlings says to her: "'Vic, it seems to me you guard everything you do like you were protecting baby Moses from the Pharaoh, and when I learn of it by accident you grudgingly hand me a bulrush or two....I think the truth is you like to fly solo, girl.
Plants used in the wetlands bed included broadleaf and narrow-leaf cattail, common reeds, and bulrush. The raceways were also seeded with bacteria, algae, and zooplankton.
Hurricane Irma (September 2017) spared the lake the kind of whiplash attributable to hurricanes Jeanne and Frances in 2004, leaving intact the bulrush, eelgrass, peppergrass and other vital plants that support the food web.