Taxon  Report   8177 
Typha domingensis  Pers.
Narrowleaf cattail,  Southern cattail
Typha domingensis
© 2013 Neal Kramer
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Typha domingensis
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Typha domingensis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Typha domingensis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Typha domingensis
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Typha
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Typha angustata
More information about  Typha domingensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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