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Typha angustifolia

Common Name(s):
Narrow leaved cattail, Cattail
Categories:
Water Garden, Wildflowers
Comment:

Spread by rhizomes; can take over a small area; can be grown in 5 gallon containers; native to marshes and wetlands; generally more graceful and slender than T. latifolia; cover with up to 12 inches of water; sun to partial shade

Height:
4 ft.
Foliage:
Tall rhizomatous
Flower:
6-8 in. compact, cylindrical brown cattail composed of hundreds of minute female flowers
Site:
Fresh or brackish marshes, shallow water of rivers, lakes, ponds
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2454

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