Typhaceae Family

What Does a Cattail Look Like?

A Cattail looks like a cat tail. That's how it got its name. It is brown and has green leaves that looks like a kite. It grows 2 to 10 feet tall. The flower head is so small they can't even measure it! The flower arrangement looks like raindrops.

Where And When Can You Find A Cattail?

The Cattail is located pretty much everywhere in America. It blooms from May-July. It usually grows in ditches, Rivers, and lakes. The Cattail is awesome! you should go see it sometime. It is very common.

"Wow" Facts

  • The Cattail lived at the time of dinosaurs
  • One seed head can contain up to 220,000 seeds
  • The Cattail is nearly 16,000,000

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