Definition of tule in English:
A large bulrush that is abundant in marshy areas of California.
- Genus Scirpus, family Cyperaceae: two species, S. acutus and S. validus
- Digging deeper, he would have found long-dormant seeds of marsh sedges and the sleeping rhizomes of tules and cattails.
- By late summer, it has dried almost entirely - nothing but weary, bent tules and polygonal cracks in sunbaked mud.
- Egrets, terns, mallards, pelicans, eagles, tundra swans, and herons browsed amid thickets of 10-foot-tall bulrushes known as tule (too-lee).
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