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|Species: Typha latifolia|
The common cattail has long, stiff, blade-like leaves. The flower is tiny, and tightly packed in clusters on top of the stem. The male flowers are white, while female flowers are green-brown.
Habitat & Range
Common cattails grow in dense groups along the edge of water. They are found throughout North, Central, and South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.
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