Typha latifolia
Bulrush Bul"rush` (b[.u]l"r[u^]sh`), n. [OE. bulrysche, bolroysche; of uncertain origin, perh. fr. bole stem + rush.] (Bot.) A kind of large rush, growing in wet land or in water. [1913 Webster]

Note: The name bulrush is applied in England especially to the cat-tail ({Typha latifolia} and {Typha angustifolia}) and to the lake club-rush ({Scirpus lacustris}); in America, to the {Juncus effusus}, and also to species of {Scirpus} or club-rush. [1913 Webster] ||

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