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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Scirpus acutusHard Stem Bulrush31
Scirpus americanusAmerican Bulrush20
Scirpus lacustrisBulrush31
Scirpus microcarpusPanicled Bulrush31
Scirpus paludosusBayonet Grass20
Scirpus subterminalisWater Bulrush20
Scirpus validusRiver Club-Rush21
Scirpus validus creberSoft-Stem Bulrush21
Typha angustifoliaSmall Reed Mace, Narrowleaf cattail53
Typha bungeana 43