Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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

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Invasive?

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

Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013

 

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

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Typha Xglauca   FAMILY Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 019-01-002:
Typha glauca   FAMILY Typhaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hybrid Cattail