[<< wikiquote] Reed (plant)
Reed is a common name for several tall, grass-like plants of wetlands.


== Quotes ==
Nance sees into the heart of the Land as if it were a split reed.
Anonymous, A hymn to Nanshe, late 3rd millennium BCE, at The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature.Those tall flowering-reeds which stand,In Arno like a sheaf of sceptres, leftBy some remote dynasty of dead gods.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh (1856), Book VII,  reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 660.Where there are no reeds, it is the worst of all poverty.
Sumerian proverb, Collection III at The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature, 3rd millennium BCE.Conceived by no father, conceived by no mother, the reed came out of the breast of the storm.
Sumerian proverb, Collection VII at The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature, 3rd millennium BCE.


== See also ==
Bamboo
Trees


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