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Salt Marsh Bulrush

Salt Marsh BulrushScirpus robustus

The Salt-marsh Bulrush (Scirpus robustus) is a striking plant of the genus and is found most frequently near the coasts.

The stout, sharply angled stems are from one to five feet tall and bear a dense, compact inflorescence composed of a cluster of five to twenty large, oblong, brownish spikelets, some of which are sessile while others are borne on short rays one to two inches in length.