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A ghoulish monster: the hybrid cattail

Posted on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 in Nature

By Stuart Orr What plant do you picture when you think of wetlands? It’s likely that you picture cattails with their long green leaves and brown cylindrical flower spikes. Unfortunately, most of the cattails you see in wetlands and ditches today are an aggressive species that is rapidly choking out important habitat for native plants … Continued

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