Typha angustifolia

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyTyphaceae
Family (Traditional)Typhaceae
GenusTypha
SpeciesTypha angustifolia L.
Common Namenarrowleaf cattail
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Aquatic; Mud;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike; Swordlike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: White ;
*Average C-Value: 0.8
C value 1
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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 angustifolia var. calumetensis Typha angustifolia var. calumetensis Peattie
Typha angustifolia var. elongata Typha angustifolia var. elongata (Dudley) Wieg.

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: Ballard (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Estill (KY), Garrard (KY), Grant (KY), Graves (KY), Henderson (KY), Hickman (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Logan (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Magoffin (KY), Marion (KY), Menifee (KY), Oldham (KY), Owen (KY), Pike (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Spencer (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Benton (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Knox (TN), Macon (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Meigs (TN), Moore (TN), Overton (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1937 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Menifee Kentucky 16 Aug 1998 Ross C. Clark
23962
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100186582 Cumberland Kentucky 07 Aug 1997 Carrie L. Tilton
58
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100175148 Magoffin Kentucky 13 Sep 1997 A. D. Wireman
6
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100175130 Madison Kentucky 10 Jun 1988 Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100175155 Marion Kentucky 24 Sep 1998 Ross C. Clark
24027
EKY
Typha angustifolia
N/A Pike Kentucky 13 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9202
EKY
Typha angustifolia
BEREA008740 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Typha angustifolia
BEREA008738 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Typha angustifolia
BEREA008741 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Typha angustifolia
BEREA008744 Cannon Tennessee
BEREA
Typha angustifolia
BEREA008742 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Typha angustifolia
31973000019799 Grant Kentucky
KNK
Typha angustifolia
31973000019803 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Typha angustifolia
31973000019802 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Typha angustifolia
31234100175122 Estill Kentucky 21 Jul 1988 Richard G. Guetig
800
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100174737 Jefferson Kentucky 25 Jun 1988 Richard G. Guetig
13
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100175163 Menifee Kentucky 19 Jun 1988 Carol Hanley
24
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100175189 Robertson Kentucky 16 May 2003 Timothy J. Weckman
8086
EKY
Typha angustifolia
N/A Menifee Kentucky 16 Aug 1998 R.C. Clark
23962
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100778495 Madison Kentucky 15 Sep 2015 Thomas S. McFadden
180
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100175197 Spencer Kentucky 04 Oct 1997 Steven Beam
6
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100175114 Clinton Kentucky 09 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-1105
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100175171 Pulaski Kentucky 22 Jun 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6785
EKY
Typha angustifolia
31234100175106 Madison Kentucky 12 Jul 1992 Timothy J. Weckman
28
EKY
Typha angustifolia
BEREA008743 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Typha angustifolia
BEREA008739 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Typha angustifolia
31973000007886 Campbell Kentucky 06 Aug 2014 Conley, Justin
2014-0077
KNK
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012642 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012641 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012635 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012637 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012636 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Typha angustifolia
UCHT001388 Rutherford Tennessee 04 Jul 1986 E. Byrne
49
UCHT
Typha angustifolia
UCHT001386 Marion Tennessee 12 Jun 2011 E. Blyveis
682
UCHT
Typha angustifolia
APSC0094324 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0078542 Jefferson Kentucky 11 Jul 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0031012 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0074223 Jefferson Kentucky 14 Sep 1943 Davies
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0094323 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0094327 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0095551 Jefferson Kentucky 19 Jul 1972 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0095541 Jefferson Kentucky 19 Jul 1972 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0095542 Jefferson Kentucky 01 Sep 1972 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012640 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012639 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012638 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012634 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0012693 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Typha angustifolia
UCHT001385 Marion Tennessee 12 Jun 2011 E. Blyveis
682
UCHT
Typha angustifolia
010487 Knox Tennessee
BOON
Typha angustifolia
APSC0071920 Warren Tennessee 15 Aug 2012 Mason Brock
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0074221 Jefferson Kentucky 01 Jun 1937
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0095539 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0107109 Overton Tennessee
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0076401 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0074220 Jefferson Kentucky 14 Sep 1943 Davies
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0095552 Jefferson Kentucky 19 Jul 1972 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0072968 Jefferson Kentucky 12 Aug 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0074224 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0094325 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0084544 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0103111 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0031008 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0093608 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0073702 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0095543 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0042414 Rhea Tennessee
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0113198 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Typha angustifolia
HTTU016609 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU016610 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU016613 Logan Kentucky
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU016611 Logan Kentucky
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU016606 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU009763 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
APSC0093607 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0052426 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0094326 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0074225 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Typha angustifolia
APSC0095550 Jefferson Kentucky 19 Jun 1973 Arland Hotchkiss
APSC
Typha angustifolia
HTTU031475 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU009762 Logan Kentucky
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU016604 Dickson Tennessee
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU016608 Tennessee
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU016607 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU009761 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU016605 Kentucky
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
HTTU029282 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
TENN-V-0243563 Rhea Tennessee 08 Jun 2011 David H. Webb
7694
TENN
Typha angustifolia
HTTU026408 Graves Kentucky
HTTU
Typha angustifolia
MTSU003276 Cannon Tennessee 15 Jun 1980 Mike Goodpasture
41
MTSU
Typha angustifolia
MTSU003277 Cannon Tennessee 15 Jun 1980 Sara Robinson
41
MTSU
Typha angustifolia
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