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Common cattail

Typha latifolia

Description:

Many parts of the common cattail are edible – rhizomes, young flower spikes, stems, leaf bases. It has also been used medicinally as a poultice for boils, burns, or wounds.

Habitat:

Sandy Creek Park

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Maria dB
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Maria dB

Durham, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Nov 10, 2014
Submitted on Nov 26, 2014

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