Also Lesser Bulrush, although this is botanically incorrect! An uncommon perennial of wet places and a neater grower than the more common Greater Reedmace, though prefers deeper water. Fine grass-like arching leaves and densely packed flowers up the 1.2 -2 metre flower stems. Male(pale yellow) and female(brown) flowers are separated by 5cm of bare stem. Pollination is by wind. Seed is produced in great fluffy bundles.