TYPHA LATIFOLIA L.
Marsh plant 1 - 2 m high Leaves 1-2 cm wide, flat, long, linear. Cylindrical female ears, 8 - 20 cm long, dark red. Flowering VI - VII. It grows in wet marshy places. Very similar is the Typha angustifolia L. which differs for the convex leaves on the back, very narrow (3-10 mm) and for the red-orange ears.