Common Cattail, Broadleaf Cattail (Typha latifolia)

  This wildflower is a member of the Typhaceae (Cat-Tail Family).   A semi-aquatic perennial herb, 3-10 feet tall which forms dense stands. The flowers are tiny and numerous (thousands per plant). Found in shallow water of ponds, ditches and marshes (May thru winter). Almost every part of the cattail has a practical use: theContinue reading “Common Cattail, Broadleaf Cattail (Typha latifolia)”