|Typha latifolia||Cattail Family||Typhaceae|
|May - July||Common|
Description: From 3 to 9 feet tall. Leaves are erect blade like, stem is stiff with a cat tail like head with brown tightly packed pistillate flowers. Above the brown head is a slender tail of paler staminate flowers which disapear later.
Location: Fresh marshes, shallows
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