bulrush

Bulrush (Scirpus pendulus)

Bulrushes are perennial grass like plants than can grow upto 10 feet tall in shallow water or in moist soils. They are often mistaken for cattails, but are slower in stabling and spreading because they proliferate primarily through underground rhizomes, rather than seeds. They can also handle and withstand long, dry periods better than cattails. The tip of bulrushes bloom with clumps of reddish-brown or straw –colored flowers that turn into hard seed- like fruits, during the period of April through August.

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