cat-tail


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cat-tail

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cattail

n
(Plants) another word for bulrush
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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.
Reedmace, otherwise known as cat-tail, are the tall plants that grow around the edges of large ponds and lakes, with long thin strap-like leaves that spike at the end.
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).