cat-tail


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cat-tail

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cattail

n
(Plants) another word for bulrush
References in classic literature ?
If he planted you, he might grow some cat-tails," suggested the Wizard.
Ignore one of the important influences in his career and trudge off to flog himself with a cat-tail whip for having a rare bad game?
Common cat-tail (Typha latifolia), an obligate wetland species, dominated the inner core of the constructed wetland with marsh-elder (Iva annua) occupying the drier periphery.
The thin narrow spike on top is the male part of the plant and the distinctive brown cigar shaped cat-tail below is the female part of the plant.
However, unlike the flimsy tassels of corn, ``Purple Majesty'' has stout, cat-tail flower spikes that are suitable for dried flower arrangements.
He has spotted some cat-tail, a plant resembling a stick that grows in the pond, and is apparently ideal survival food.
An odd looking flower that looks like a long purply red caterpillar is the Red-hot Cat-tail, which grows around two feet a week and is used as a hedging plant in the tropics.
Plant cover in 1988 was 95 percent and one to four meters tall, and was dominated by dry-land willow and cat-tail (Typha domingensis).