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BULRUSH Typha latifolia (Typhaceae) Height to 2m. <br />
Sedge-like plant (aka Great Reedmace). Grows in freshwater margins. FLOWERS are borne in spikes and comprise a brown, sausage-like array of female flowers and a narrow, terminal spire of male flowers, the two contiguous (Jun-Aug). FRUITS have cottony down. LEAVES are grey-green, long and 1-2cm wide. STATUS-Widespread and common.
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BULRUSH Typha latifolia (Typhaceae) Height to 2m.
Sedge-like plant (aka Great Reedmace). Grows in freshwater margins. FLOWERS are borne in spikes and comprise a brown, sausage-like array of female flowers and a narrow, terminal spire of male flowers, the two contiguous (Jun-Aug). FRUITS have cottony down. LEAVES are grey-green, long and 1-2cm wide. STATUS-Widespread and common.

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Date: 12 Aug 2012
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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