OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Typha ×glauca [angustifolia × latifolia]   FAMILY Typhaceae


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Typha ×glauca   FAMILY Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 019-01-002:
Typha glauca   FAMILY Typhaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hybrid Cattail


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Typha ×glauca [angustifolia × latifolia]   FAMILY Typhaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Typha ×glauca   FAMILY Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 019-01-002:
Typha glauca   FAMILY Typhaceae

 

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3827

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon to rare

Look for it in fresh to brackish waters of lakes, ponds, and rivers, per Weakley's Flora

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

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.


Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

 

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pistillate spike: Brown (rarely bright orangish-brown) Pistillate & staminate spikes usually separated by a gap
Unisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pistillate spike: Brown (rarely bright orangish-brown)

 

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