Common Clubrush
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Common Clubrush
ative Photo: Gurcharan Singh
Common name: Common Clubrush, Candy Stripe Rush, Lakeshore bulrush • Manipuri: ꯀꯧꯅꯥ Kouna
Botanical name: Schoenoplectus lacustris    Family: Cyperaceae (Sedge family)

A very tall rush- or reed-like plant with a loose infloresence consisting of many compact clusters of dark brown egg-shaped spikelets. Stems round in cross-section. Stems c 1-3 metres tall. Spikelets c 5-12 mm long. Grows in dense stands, creating large areas of cover in the water. Flowers have 3 styles.

Identification credit: Gurcharan Singh Photographed at Ek Tal lake, Morni, Haryana.

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