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Eastern Shore Food Lab

Typha angustifolia - Narrowleaf Cattail

Cattail presents a year-round food source. 

A beautiful aquatic perennial, Typha angustifolia grows quickly around the pond. 

Common Name: Narrowleaf cattail

Scientific Name:  Typha angustifolia

Plant Family: Typhaceae

Primary Uses

Edible Parts: TBD

Medicinal Uses: TBD

Meaning of Scientific Name: TBD

Designing with this Plant

USDA Hardiness Zones: TBD

Forest garden layer: TBD


  • TBD