bulrush bulrush  /ˈbʊl rəʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa
  2. (n) tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America

Usage(s):

  1. Egrets and herons poke among islands of leathery bulrush.
  2. The bulrush theory is but a myth concocted for publicity purposes when the Pharaoh's daughter found herself with child of a passionate Semitic lover.
  3. Esparto is a wild grass, growing tall as the bulrush.

News

  1. Vermilion Parish Coastal Restoration

    The annual re-vegetation project occurred recently between the constructed terraces in little Vermilion Bay in Vermilion Parish. This year's project included the planting of 6,250 plugs of California bulrush for a project total of 18,750 linear feet.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KLFY Lafayette

  2. Hoover Energy Announces Delaware Basin Compression and Processing Additions

    Hoover Energy Partners LP and its affiliate Pecos River Pipeline I, LP announced today that it has commenced operations of its Balmorhea Compressor Station, Bulrush Pipeline and Essex Station facilities located in Reeves County, Texas.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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