Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3596

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in brackish to nearly fresh waters of marshes and swamps, usually tidal, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer
Pistillate spike: Whitish-brown to cinnamon-brown Pistillate & staminate spikes usually separated by a gap
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Typha domingensis   FAMILY Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Typha domingensis   FAMILY Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 019-01-004:
Typha domingensis   FAMILY Typhaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Typha angustifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Cattail