Cattail Information and Identification

All parts of the cattail plant are edible. American Indians prepared the different parts in many ways.

Cattail Cattail latin name – T. latifolia/TYPHACEAE Other Common Names: Broad-leaved Cattail General: The Cattail is a wetland plant with a unique flowering spike and flat blade like leaves that can reach heights from 3 to 10 feet. They are some of the most common marsh/wetland plants. They are unmistakable in appearance, the flower head is unique […]