Cat-tails

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Cat-tails

Postby dennysfishroom » Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:10 am

Any of you native collectors ever go to areas where you could harvest some cat-tail roots? I was thinking of trying to grow them in my ponds for next year. Just for something different. I've got some dwarf cat-tails in my waterfall pond, but they've never put out anything but leaves (reeds) so far, and then the deer trimmed them during our drought. They had increased in numbers since last year when I put them in. Denny
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Re: Cat-tails

Postby etheonut » Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:23 pm

I don't generally collect in water that has cat-tails in it, mud = yuck.

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Re: Cat-tails

Postby pinkrblu » Mon Oct 24, 2011 8:19 pm

The only place I've seen them recently was in the Flag Springs area and there weren't enough that I would feel comfortable harvesting any roots. It was a tough year up here for all types of plants.
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Re: Cat-tails

Postby Jackielee » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:04 pm

I have some growing down the road from me but that is not much help for you.
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