hardstem bulrush

variants: or hard-stemmed bulrush \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗-​ \

Definition of hardstem bulrush

: a widely distributed North American bulrush (Scirpus acutus) that has hard rigid olive green culms and a rather stiff panicle also : any of several closely related bulrushes

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“Hardstem bulrush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hardstem%20bulrush. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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