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Typha ×bethulona

Typha ×bethulona Costa

Cattail, Cat-tail

Typhaceae (Cat-tail Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Typha domingensis and T. latifolia.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AR , CA , FL , MO , NC , NE
Native Habitat: Fresh to slightly brackish water or wet soil.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Research Literature

Reslit 3028 - Experimental and Natural Hybrids in North American Typha (Typhaceae) (1967) S. Galen Smith

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Typha ×bethulona in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Typha ×bethulona in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Typha ×bethulona


Record Modified: 2020-02-17
Research By: CBR

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