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Digital Herbaria

Typha domingensis

Typha domingensis Pers.

Southern Cattail

Typhaceae (Cat-Tail Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Typha domingensis

Narrowleaf Cattail


Location: 4 m S of wooden bridge, in ditch--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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

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