Low bulrush (Scirpus cernuus) belongs to the the Poaceae (the Grass family). It is a perennial herb that is native to many regions of the world, including parts of Australasia, Eurasia, Africa, and North and South America. This grass grows along the coast or the water's edges, and it can reach 20-25 cm in height. The cylindrical leaves which reseamble stems, are borne directly from a creeping underground rootstock. The dark brown small flowers appear at the end of each leaf in summer.