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Woolgrass or Marsh Bulrush

Scirpus cyperinus

Description:

Tall grasses in seed, growing on the bank of the C&O Canal.

Habitat:

Canal bank

1 Species ID Suggestions

wool grass
Scirpus cyperinus


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4 Comments

AshleyBradford
AshleyBradford 8 years ago

That looks like it - thanks to you all!

AshleyBradford
AshleyBradford 8 years ago

Thanks to you both. Peter, I think you're right - I should go back and try to get a closer shot of the seed heads.

PeterChereshnoski
PeterChereshnoski 8 years ago

It is hard to tell without a closeup of the head of the plant but it resembles one of my spottings.....Woolgrass.

http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/718...

annorion
annorion 8 years ago

I believe this is another species of sedge.

AshleyBradford
Spotted by
AshleyBradford

Travilah, Maryland, USA

Spotted on Sep 22, 2011
Submitted on Sep 26, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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