Narrow-leaved Cattail Typha angustifolia Linnaeus  Synonyms: Narrowleaf Cattail.

Status:

"Eurasia; Nova Scotia and southern Quebec, south to South Carolina, West Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri and Nebraska; California" (Reed, 1964).

Description:

In addition to leaf width, the space between the staminate and pistillate flowers usually present distinguishes it from Broad-leaved Cattail.

There are 119 records in the project database.

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Narrow-leaved Cattail in Dorchester Co., Maryland (12/23/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Narrow-leaved Cattail in Dorchester Co., Maryland (12/23/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Narrow-leaved Cattail in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/31/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Narrow-leaved Cattail in Harford Co., Maryland (12/6/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Narrow-leaved Cattail in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/21/2012). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Narrow-leaved Cattail (leaves and flowering stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/29/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Narrow-leaved Cattail in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/5/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Narrow-leaved Cattail in Kent Co., Maryland (6/6/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Narrow-leaved Cattail in Howard Co., Maryland (11/14/2015). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

A comparison of Broad-leaved and Narrow-leaved Cattails in Somerset Co., Maryland (1/20/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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