Calflora
Taxon  Report   8178    
Typha latifolia  L.
Broadleaf cattail,  Common cattail, Soft flag
Typha latifolia, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: TYPHACEAE  
Genus: Typha
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Typha latifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (TYLA)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2019).