Perched upon a swaying last year's cattail, Mr. Red-winged Blackbird shook his head in reply.
They may have been saying: "Already the boys are shouting, The cattail is in bloom!"
Nests are placed within a few feet of water in cattail, rush, sedge, and willow.
In her hand was a brown "cattail," perfectly full and round.
At this point, Marcus noticed a brown something bearing a strong resemblance to the swamp stalk, known among boys as the cattail.
There was also much of the wild flax, of which we now obtained some ripe seed, as well as some bullrush and cattail flag.
Inside is a warm, soft bed made of milkweed or cattail down, the very nicest kind of a bed for the babies.
Nests are made of marsh vegetation (arrowhead, cattail) and float on water.
Nests are placed on the ground surface, in cover of grasses, cattail and sedges.
She ran from the tussock and flew a short distance away to a cattail stem.