OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 019-01-004:
Typha domingensis   FAMILY Typhaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Typha angustifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Cattail


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 019-01-004:
Typha domingensis   FAMILY Typhaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Typha angustifolia

 

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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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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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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