roughseed bulrush

noun

Definition of roughseed bulrush

: a perennial Old World rush (Scirpus mucronatus) that occurs as a weed in California rice fields and has seeds with barbed bristles

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“Roughseed bulrush.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roughseed%20bulrush. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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