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Sparganium eurycarpum

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Soil Description: loam, clay, sand

Height: 3'-6'

Bloom Time: July

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: attracts birds, colonizing, deer resistant, emergent, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Sparganium eurycarpum (broadfruit bur-reed)
  • Sparganium eurycarpum (broadfruit bur-reed)

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Description

Sparganium eurycarpum

Also known as:

broadfruit bur-reed

,

giant bur-reed

,

great bur-reed

,

large bur-reed

Scientific Synonyms:

Sparganium californicum, Sparganium eurycarpum ssp. eurycarpum

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SD, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: KY
  • Threatened: NH

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Typhales
Family Sparganiaceae Bur-reed family
Genus Sparganium bur-reed
Species Sparganium eurycarpum broadfruit bur-reed