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Typha angustifolia


水烛, 蒲黄, 狭叶香蒲

Family Name: Typhaceae

Common Names: Narrow-leaf Cat Tail, Soft Flag, Lesser Bulrush, Narrow-leaf Reedmace, Nail-rod, Banat

Height: 0.5/ 1.0 TO 1.5 METRES OVERALL HEIGHT

*Photos are only for reference, actual plant may differ.


Narrowleaf cattail is noted for attracting wildlife. Dense stands of cattails provide nesting areas and cover for many species of wetland animals plus their leaves provide nesting material for a number of different species of wetland birds including yellow-headed blackbirds, red-winged blackbirds, marsh wrens, American coots, and various rails and bitterns.