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Digital Herbaria

Typha angustifolia

Typha angustifolia L.

Narrowleaf Cattail

Typhaceae (Cat-Tail Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (NI), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Typha angustifolia



Location: In mud of ditch 45 m S of wooden bridge--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. In ditch, frequently inundated. Alkaline soil. Large colony. Common in community.

Description: Slender, erect plant to 120 cm tall, 9 mm dia near base, 4-6 mm near head. Pith white. Perennial from creeping rhizome. Leaves dark green, convex on back, 7 mm or less broad. Staminate spike above and separated from pistillate, 1 x 27 cm. Pistillate spike 2 cm or more dia x 15+ cm long, dense, medium brown.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 29, 1987
Specimen number: 232

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0463B
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36

Annotations: MCXX

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