cattail grass

Setaria pumila

Cattails 2

Cattails

Cattails grow in water. They are used for food and medicine. You can eat the fuzzy part that looks like a hotdog. The broad leaved cattail and the narrow leaved cattail are the most common cattails in the U.S. The narrow leaved cattail’s most active growth period is spring. It’s bloom period is late spring. It’s fruit seed period begins spring and ends summer. It’s vegetation spread rate is rapid. The broad leaved cattail’s most active growth periods are spring and summer.
Resource: http://www.cattails.info/
By Quinn Burnett (3rd Grade)
Chinook Spirit Children’s Academy

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  1. (c) Quinn Burnett, all rights reserved, uploaded by chinookspirit, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/12018711
  2. Adapted by chinookspirit from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Setaria_pumila

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