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- 1. cat's-tail, bullrush, bulrush, nailrod, reed mace, reedmace, Typha latifolia, cattail
- usage: 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. bulrush, bullrush, common rush, soft rush, Juncus effusus, rush
- usage: tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America
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See also: bulrush (Dictionary)