Cattails: Pride of the Marshland

From nutritious fibers to mattress-stuffing fluff, the ubiquitous "weed" is actually a highly versatile plant

Every Part Of, Cattails, issue #3

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Every summer, cattails rise from their winter slumber to stand sentry around the nation’s marshlands, waterways and ponds. Tall and distinctive with their cylindrical seedpods (hence, the name “cattail”), they are largely regarded as either a bothersome weed or a sought-after landscaping element—depending on your point of view. Usually found in tight clusters reaching up…
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