Native Plant Encyclopedia

  Broad Leaved CattailTypha latifolia  

  Recommended Planting Range



Broad-leaved cattail is a common plant that dominates many fresh water marshes and lakeshores. It provides excellent wildlife habitat, and protects shorelines from erosion. It's buoyant rhizomes allow it to form floating mats. A better choice than narrow-leaved cattail (T. angustifolia).

broad-leaved cattail

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