Typha latifolia is a perennial herbaceous plant in the genus Typha. It is found as
a native plant species in North and South America, Europe, Eurasia, and Africa.
In Canada, broadleaf cattail occurs...
Common Cattails have roots that creep, called rhizomes. Rhizomes grow new
shoots quickly. This creates the thick stands which are great cover for the many ...
Name Search. name search type enter a search name. Scientific Name, Common
Name, Symbol ... Typha latifolia L. Show All Show Tabs broadleaf cattail ...
Common Cattail. Typha latifolia. Family: Typhaceae. Location: found along the
shore of marshes, ponds, or lakes; sometimes found in ditches; tend to grow in a
General Description: The common cattail is a large marsh plant that measures
approximately 90-270 cm. in height. This unique plant is best characterized by its
Cattails are wetland plants with a unique flowering spike, flat blade like leaves
that reach heights from 3 to 10 feet. Cattails are one of the most common plants in
Species: ScientificName Common Name 1. Typha angustifoli Narrow leaf Cattail
2. Typha domingensi Southern Cattail 3. Typha latifolia Broad leaf Cattail 4.
broadleaf cattail-common threesquare (Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens)
communities widespread in Pecos and Rio Grande basins, likely throughout ...
Most people are familiar with the long green leaves and hot-dog shaped brown
flower spikes of our common native cattail, Typha latifolia. It is found growing in ...
Common Cattail. picture of common cattail Typha latifolia. Family: Typhaceae.
Lifecycle: Perennial. Native or Introduced: Native. Nutrient Removal Rating: High.