E-Flora Florida globe3314.gif (543 bytes)COMMON  NAME
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GENUS
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Typha Linnaeus
Cattail
Typhaceae: Cattail Family

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Description Perennial rhizomatous herbs
Native: Yes
Habitat: Wetlands

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Links
Cattail Marshes at Kennedy Space Center
Cattail Caterpillar Image
"Everglades- A Brighter Future"
Everglades Nutrient Removal
Model for Phosphorous Removal in the Everglades
Nature Conservancy Abstract

Purdue University Fact Sheet
USDA 1992 Cattail Management Symposium
Usefulness of Cattails Bulletin
USGS Survey Titled "
South Florida Ecosystems: Changes Through Time"


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Florida distribution maps: Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants   (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/). Wunderlin, R. P. and B. F. Hansen. 2000. [S. M. Landry and K. N. Campbell (application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research.] Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.
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