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Houston project will transplant reeds from ancient Iraqi marsh culture to Rice University

A dozen or so volunteers, sweating on a warm spring morning in southeast Houston, knelt at the base of a long row of tall, spindly plants known as common reeds, or Phragmites Australis. The volunteers cut through the tough stalks with saws or hedge clippers, then arranged the harvested reeds into bundles that another group […]