Re: NANFA-L-- moon's sturgeons

dlmcneely at
Mon, 19 Sep 2005 22:09:54 -0500

There are at least 4 species of cattails in the U.S. Probably not all
have exactly the same habitat relations all places. I do see cattails
growing in the water, all the time, up to a foot or so in depth. They
are abundant around older ponds and reservoirs in this part of the
world, and almost always occur as emergent plants, though some do grow
in wet soil as well. According to Correll and Johnston, _Manual of the
Vascular Plants of Texas_, all 3 species found in Texas grow in shallow


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