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Typha latifolia


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 Cattail


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 ...

Common Cattail


Location: found along the shore of marshes, ponds, or lakes; sometimes found in ditches; tend to grow in a dense stand (many together). Common Cattail Plant.

Medicinal Plants-Common Cattail


Family: Typhaceae. Description: 1.2-2.4 meter (4-8 ft) tall perennial stalk. Often grows near water in thick stands. Leaves are large spear-shaped. Stalks are ...

Types of Cattails


Species: ScientificName Common Name 1. Typha angustifoli Narrow leaf Cattail 2. Typha domingensi Southern Cattail 3. Typha latifolia Broad leaf Cattail 4.

Common Cattail (Typha latifolia) - Illinois Wildflowers


Description: This perennial plant is about 4-9' tall and unbranched, consisting of 6 or more leaves and a flowering stalk. This stalk is light green to green, ...



Cattails have flat to slightly rounded leaves that twist slightly over their length and can grow to 5 or 10 feet in height. Flowers form a dense dark brown, ...

Typha latifolia - US Forest Service


broadleaf cattail-common threesquare (Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens) communities widespread in Pecos and Rio Grande basins, likely throughout ...



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  ...

Native Freshwater Plants - Cattail - Typha


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 ...

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Typha latifolia (Broadleaf cattail) | NPIN


Dec 15, 2015 ... Broadleaf cattail, Common cattail ... The closely related Narrowleaf Cattail (T. angustifolia) has narrower leaves, up to 1/2 of an inch (1.3 cm) ...

Plants Profile for Typha latifolia (broadleaf cattail)


General; Images; Classification; Legal Status; Wetland; Related Links; Wildlife. Typha latifolia L. Show All Show Tabs broadleaf cattail ...

Common Cattail (Typha latifolia) Species Page


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  ...