ditch reed

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Noun1.ditch reed - tall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles; widely distributed in moist areas; used for mats, screens and arrow shafts
genus Phragmites, Phragmites - reeds of marshes and riversides in tropical or temperate regions
reed - tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
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Made from a combination of bamboo pulp, ditch reed and cotton linters, the facestock appears white and smoother than other pulp-free products available in the marketplace, the company says, providing a printed appearance ideal for wine while protecting the environment.
According to Avery Dennison, the Fasson Tree Free material is manufactured from bamboo shoots, ditch reeds and cotton lintners.