Noun(1) 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) tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America
(1) Its dried-up canals have been taken over by the Typha australis bulrush , said Asuquo-Obot, who has been doing research on the macrophytic vegetation of large lakes.(2) The nests are usually located on dry land close to water, in areas with dense cover, especially bulrush .(3) David's abandonment in the forest primeval is also his deliverance from destruction, Moses left in the bulrushes .(4) The biblical story of Moses records that, in order to avoid the persecution of the Pharaoh, Moses' parents concealed him by the river in an ark of bulrushes , from which he was rescued by the Pharaoh's daughter.(5) Visitors are especially intrigued by the large frog pond, complete with real frogs, pollywogs, bog plants, bulrushes , pickerel and water lilies, adjacent to the winery tasting room and cellars.(6) This new king became known as the Pharaoh of the Oppression, and it was during his time that the story of the infant Moses in the bulrushes is set.(7) The open basket can be compared to the arc of bulrushes into which Moses was cast by his Hebrew mother ├ö├ç├┐when she could no longer hide him├ö├ç├û.(8) She just appeared one day, like Moses in the bulrushes .(9) On the way we discovered fossils buried on the bank, frightened the geese, met a dog called Ronnie, picked tall bullrushes and got thoroughly lost in the undergrowth trying to find the path.(10) The female builds the nest, which is a bulky, open cup made of leaves, stems, and grass, and lashed to cattails, bulrushes , or other plants growing over the water.(11) Cattails and bulrushes are especially efficient at absorbing large quantities of nitrogen and phosphorous, substances easily transported in runoff.(12) Nests are made of grass, and are usually lashed to cattails, bulrushes , or other emergent vegetation close to the water.(13) Cattails and bulrushes will replace the invasive phragmites that have choked the waterways.(14) As the lake recedes, it gives an increasing foothold to ├ö├ç├┐emergents├ö├ç├û - cattails, bulrushes and other plant species that grow at the water's edge.(15) Their houses are constructed of bulrushes , weeds and packed mud, with separate sleeping platforms for each member of the family.(16) And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes , and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.