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Daily Archives: July 6, 2018

There is an abundance of bulrushes growing on Wilden Marsh and some people consider them to be invasive. They have been a useful resource to our ancestors. In autumn, leaves were gathered for thatching material, as raw material for paper, and rayon has been made from their pulp. The stems were used for rush lighting, and the pollen, being highly inflammable, has been used to make home-made fireworks. The stems can also… Read More

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