Cattails - Typha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The shoot of a cattail takes like a combination of a cucumber and a zucchini. The entire plant (flowers, shoots and pollen) can be harvested, so cut the plant including most of the root. Young plants are mor tender, but it can be harvested at any time of the year. Use care when harvesting, they live in or near water...snakes, etc. Harvest after a dry spell is best. Read more on this...GOOD information to know for MANY uses!
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