OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Typhaceae, Cat-tail family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Cattail, Broadleaf Cattail

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Typha latifolia   FAMILY: Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Typha latifolia   FAMILY: Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Typha latifolia 019-01-001   FAMILY: Typhaceae

 

Habitat: Fresh waters of ponds, lakes, ditches, marshes, including in tidal freshwater marshes

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Hybrid Cattail

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Typha angustifolia × latifolia   FAMILY: Typhaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Typha ×glauca   FAMILY: Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Typha glauca 019-01-002   FAMILY: Typhaceae

 

Habitat: Fresh to brackish waters of lakes, ponds, and rivers

Uncommon to rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Cattail

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Typha angustifolia   FAMILY: Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Typha angustifolia   FAMILY: Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Typha angustifolia 019-01-003   FAMILY: Typhaceae

 

Habitat: Brackish to fresh waters of marshes and swamps, usually tidal, and also inland in non-tidal wetlands (where probably only introduced)

Common

Native, apparently, in coastal areas

 


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Common Name: Southern Cattail

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Typha domingensis   FAMILY: Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Typha domingensis   FAMILY: Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Typha domingensis 019-01-004   FAMILY: Typhaceae

 

Habitat: Brackish to nearly fresh waters of marshes and swamps, usually tidal

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Coastal Plain of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Bur-reed

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sparganium americanum   FAMILY: Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sparganium americanum   FAMILY: Sparganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sparganium americanum 020-01-001   FAMILY: Sparganiaceae

 

Habitat: Streams, marshes, ponds, pools, spring branches, often submerged

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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