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The place was a North Dakota farm pond, a quarter mile long, 100 yards wide, and surrounded by a band of tall cattails where at least three rooster pheasants had landed after flushing from a nearby field of corn stubble.
A large floating cattail mat (6 acres) detached from Irwin Bay, Kabetogama Lake.
This knowledge may help to understand the Cattail biology in natural wetlands and how to cope with the problems related to high density species, harmful to local biodiversity and human activities.
Cover types included sedge (Cyperaceae), rush (Juncaceae), forb, reed, other grasses (Poaceae), broadleaf cattail (Typha latifolia), woody plants (identified to species), litter (leaves and woody debris), bare ground, and rock.
The sight of a small, dry cattail swamp in big-buck country will spin my head around.
Cattail also cast a cleat used to attach the front axle pedestal to the boiler.
The store, created by Betty Tian Ping (who originates from Hubin), is a way to both share the technique of cattail plaiting with the world, and also to preserve her local community in Shandong, as well as their ancient traditions which are fast becoming lost in a heavily modernized world.
The images were plenty good to convince any doubters that the Cattail Valley "ghost" really did exist.
The organic matter builds up over years of cattail and bulrushes breaking down to create a smelly, peat-like substrate that can often be two to three feet deep and make you feel you're walking in quicksand.
Use as many perennial food crops, from cattail to wild rice and wapotato (arrow leaf), learn the lichens, and the food value of each--then you're self-sufficient.
In the cattail marshes of the delta lived the Yuma clapper rail (Rallus longirostris yumanensis), a chicken-sized bird for which the security of the cattails provided places to rest, hunt, and raise their young.
Master artists and apprentices will be integrated into the programs to pass on their skills and knowledge, with an emphasis on disappearing art forms such as bow making, cattail weaving and woodland pottery.
The name cattail comes from the distinctive, thick brown cluster of female flowers that are borne on a spike near the top of the plant, giving it the appearance of a cat's tail.
For example, purple loosestrife--introduced in the 1880s from Europe, Asia and Africa--has spread like wildfire, pushing out native plants like broad-leaved cattail species in many of our wetlands.
Several plant species naturally adapted to flooded environments have been deployed in these systems, such as cattail (Typha latifolia L.