Typha domingensis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyTyphaceae
Family (Traditional)Typhaceae
GenusTypha
Species:Typha domingensis Pers.
Common NameSouthern Cattail
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Aquatic; General Ecology: Mudflat; Growth Habit: graminoid; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Rank: 2-ranked; Leaf Type: sword-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Follicle; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: spike; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: No; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 0; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Apical; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 0; Sexuality: monoecious; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 3; Tepal Fusion: No; Tepal Number: 0
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Typha angustata Typha angustata Bory & Chaubard

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carroll (KY), Fleming (KY), Harrison (KY), Montgomery (TN), Putnam (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, KNK, MDKY

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31973000019805 Harrison Kentucky
KNK
Typha domingensis
APSC0031006 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Typha domingensis
APSC0113196 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Typha domingensis
APSC0031004 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Typha domingensis
31973000019804 Carroll Kentucky
KNK
Typha domingensis
MDKY00006750 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Typha domingensis
APSC0113194 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Typha domingensis
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