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Cattails - Common Cattail

Common Cattail - Typha latifolia
Common Cattail - Typha latifolia
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Common Cattail is an important source of food and habitat for many wetland animals.

Did You Know?

fire on the prairie

Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.