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Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine Sumac-Crusted Venison Loin with native steamed corn, Anasazi bean cassoulet and cattail relish.
Each plant develops thick traveling rhizomes much like cattails that spread underground, sending up new sprouts around the mother.
In a low point to the south, a small cattail marsh gathered runoff from the area.
The saltwater intrusion into marshes will knock back noxious plants such as cattail and giant reed, creating open water (and) allowing for vegetation of higher quality to grow in its absence.
There are chemicals that control cattails, but most are not registered for use by homeowners.
About 5,300 acres of vegetation, made up mostly of cattails, also got uprooted and tossed into the mix, eliminating a protective boundary that helps keep turbid water from the lake’s interior away from its cleaner fringes.
No one would dispute that cattails can be aggressive, though.
In 2015, the South Florida Water Management District and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers killed and burned between 50 and 100 acres of cattails in Cochran’s Pass on Lake Okeechobee’s west side as part of a joint effort to manage the invasive plants.
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