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Typha latifolia known as the Great Reedmace is a perennial herbaceous plant which grows in temperate, subtropical and tropical areas throughout the Northern Hemisphere. It grows in marshy areas and flowers in mid to late summer.

The plant is 1.5 to 3 metres (5 to 10 feet) high and it has 2-4cm broad leaves, and will generally grow out in to 0.75 to 1 metre of water dept

Great Reedmace - WWC Archives