Typha latifolia(redirected from Common cattail)
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Related to Common cattail: reedmace
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|Noun||1.||Typha latifolia - tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa|
cattail - tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes