Broadway Arboretum

Species Information Page

Typha domingensis Bulrush

   
 

Location in Arboretum: Swan Coastal Plain Wetland
No on Map: Is right through the wetland

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  • Is very similar to Typha orientalis which is an introduced species. Typha domingensis has more slender leaves and thinner seed heads.
  • The leaves have been used in weaving chair bottoms and mats.
  • Seed count per inflorescence 450,000, with a viability of 50% (Chambers, 1995)

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