Typha domingensis Pers.
Typhaceae (Cat-Tail Family)USDA Symbol: TYDO
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 4 m S of wooden bridge, in ditch--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: In muddy, sometimes flooded, ditch. Full sun. Soil probably acidic. Among Salix, Poaceae and much Typha latifolia.
Description: Stout, erect perennial from rhizomes. Stalk jointless, 2 m tall. Leaves simple, erect, sheathing the base, about 1 cm wide, yellow-green. Plant monoecious. Staminate portion of spike 1 x 30 cm, coarser than, above & separated from pistillate portion (1 x 16 cm) by about 3+ cm. Both light brown.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 25, 1988
Specimen number: 349
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0554A
Accession Date: Sep 28, 1993
Accession Number: 41