Southern Cattail (Typha domingensis)


Typha Domingensis, or more commonly know as Southern Cattail, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Typha. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Typha Domingensis or Southern Cattail's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Typha
  • Family: Typhaceae
  • Order: Typhales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) HI (I) PR (N) VI (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 5(OBL) 6(OBL) 7(OBL) 8(OBL) 9(OBL) 0(OBL) C(OBL)

Browse Plants by State

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