reed mace

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Synonyms for reed mace

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

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On a camping stove, set up on the sand dunes, he cooks a kedgeree of locally-sourced smoked haddock, eggs, barley rice, reed mace, wild leeks, sea beet, crow garlic and laver seaweed.
Both types go Under a variety of common names: flags, rushes, Cossack asparagus, reed mace, cat-o'-nine-tails and punks.
These tiny birds frequent reed beds and feed on the seed heads of reed mace.
Reed mace (often referred to bulrush) found in ponds, lakes and marshy areas is another useful plant due to its high starch content.
The idea is to create a series of wetland environments along the river, planted with common reed mace and bullrushes.