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Large Bur-reed - Sparganium eurycarpum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Stems erect, 30–100 cm. Leaves 5–15 mm wide, keeled at least toward the base, flattened toward the tip. Inflorescence usually branched, each branch with 5 to 14 separate sessile male heads and 1 or 2, sessile or pedunculate female heads, 15–25 mm wide at maturity. Styles 2-lobed. Achenes obovoid, 4–8 mm long, tapering gradually to abruptly to the 2–4 mm long beak (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
NT to NL south to CA, NM, KY, VA, Mexico; Asia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Shallow to deep, fresh water of lakes, ponds, sloughs; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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