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Cattail (Typha)

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Family: Typhaceae (Cattail)
Height: 3 to 9 ft.
Blooms: May to July
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Date:  7/20/2002
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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