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Bullrush

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General Infomation

Annual or perennial, upright monocot. About 10 species in the southeastern U.S. Reproduction by seed, and some species also form rhizomes.

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Species Data

Habitat

Wet soils to shallow water. Provides food for birds and muskrats.

Flowers

Variable, with or without bracts.

Stem

Unbranched, usually triangular, and often leafless.

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