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bulrush (plural bulrushes)
- Any of several wetland plants, mostly in the family Cyperaceae (the sedges):
- (Americas) Sedges in the genera Bolboschoenus or Schoenoplectus (formerly considered Scirpus), having clusters of spikelets.
- (Britain) Cattails or reedmace, in the genus Typha
- (biblical) A plant referred to in the story of Moses as growing along the banks of the Nile, which is believed to be the papyrus, Cyperus papyrus.
Any of several wetland plants