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1. sedge  (noun) 
grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers

  More Specific:
umbrella plant / umbrella sedge / Cyperus alternifolius - African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leaves
chufa / yellow nutgrass / earth almond / ground almond / rush nut / Cyperus esculentus - European sedge having small edible nutlike tubers
galingale / galangal / Cyperus longus - European sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots
papyrus / Egyptian paper reed / Egyptian paper rush / paper rush / paper plant / Cyperus papyrus - tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times
nutgrass / nut grass / nutsedge / nut sedge / Cyperus rotundus - a widely distributed perennial sedge having small edible nutlike tubers
sand sedge / sand reed / Carex arenaria - European maritime sedge naturalized along Atlantic coast of United States
cypress sedge / Carex pseudocyperus - tufted sedge of temperate regions
cotton grass / cotton rush - any sedge of the genus Eriophorum
hardstem bulrush / hardstemmed bulrush / Scirpus acutus - widely distributed North American sedge having rigid olive green stems
wool grass / Scirpus cyperinus - sedge of eastern North America having numerous clustered woolly spikelets
spike rush - a sedge of the genus Eleocharis

  Member Meronym:
    Cyperaceae     family Cyperaceae     sedge family

  More Generic:
    marsh plant     bog plant     swamp plant


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