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Branched Bur-reed

Sparganium erectum

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Sparganiaceae (Bur-reed)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Globular spiky green flowerheads in a branched spike.
Fruit:
Spherical burr-like, spiky.
Leaves:
Broad, 3-sided leaves, similar in appearance to Iris leaves. Floating leaves are rare.
Maximum Size:
100cm tall.
Other Names:
European Bur-reed.
Habitats:
Water.