- Any of a number of rushlike plants, for the genus Scirpus as well as others, like the reed mace and bulrush.
- A rushlike plant, the reed-mace or cat-tail, or some species of the genus Scirpus. See bulrush.
- any rush of genus Scirpus.
- A plant associated with the genus Scirpus.
- The cattail reed, Typha latifolia.