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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 ...

Plants Profile for Typha latifolia (broadleaf cattail)


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


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  ...

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  ...



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  ...

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.

Typha latifolia - US Forest Service


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

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 ...

Common Cattail (Typha latifolia) : Extension : Clemson University ...


Common Cattail. picture of common cattail Typha latifolia. Family: Typhaceae. Lifecycle: Perennial. Native or Introduced: Native. Nutrient Removal Rating: High.

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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) ...

Common Cattail (Typha latifolia) - Illinois Wildflowers


Common Cattail Typha latifolia. Cattail family (Typhaceae). Description: This perennial plant is about 4-9' tall and unbranched, consisting of 6 or more leaves ...



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, ...