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Bur-Reed Sparganium Spp.
Bur-Reed Sparganiaceae family

Leaves: Green and flat. Stiff, upright stalks that bulge at the base.

Form/Habitat: Grows up to 3.5' tall. Wet places, swamps and marshes. Bur-reed often has its "feet wet."










The flower or female inflorescnce is a round hard, spiky ball made from smaller tear-shaped sacs.

NWI status: OBL

Text by Thad Soule for CES301.

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