Name : Softstem Bulrush
Family : Cyperaceae
Plant : Blue-green colour; long cylindrical stem; present in large colonies
Flowers : very small; cinnamon briwn colour; gathered together around the top of the stem
Size : up to 3 m
Did you know that… : Birds often fight over large softstem bulrush colonies to establish their reproduction AMong these birds are the American Coot, the Canvasback, the Redhead, the Canada Goose, and most of all, the Red-Winged Blackbird ?