Scirpus acutus

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Noun1.Scirpus acutus - widely distributed North American sedge having rigid olive green stems
sedge - grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers
genus Scirpus, Scirpus - rhizomatous perennial grasslike herbs
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Scirpus acutus is a significant component of the herbaceous flora, and Typha is a common associate.
Typical plant species in this community type include Aster puniceus firmus, Bidens coronata tenuiloba, Carex aquatilis altior, Decodon verticillatus, Polygonum punctatum, and Scirpus acutus.