Also spelled narrow-leaved cat-tail, and called lesser bulrush and lesser reedmace.

Part of family Typhaceae.

Hybridizes with sister-species broadleaf cattail (bulrush)  Typha latifolia from South America, forming hybrid cattail  Typha ×glauca. Invasive > learn+quiz (hybrid) Invasive > 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Canada+USA (hybrid) Invasive > Michigan (hybrid)

Native to 🌍︎ Eurasia and Africa, and possibly 🌎︎ the Americas.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (color key).   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > 🌐︎ various Invasive > 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Canada+USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > Michigan

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about narrowleaf cattail Typha angustifolia

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