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Bur-reed Family
1 species
Broadfruit Bur-reed
Order: Typhales (Poales?)
Family: Sparganiaceae (Bur-reed family) (Typhaceae?)
Genus: Sparganium
Species: Eurycarpum
Perennial - also known as Great or Giant Bur Reed - S.
americanum and S. androcladum have elliptical fruit while
S. eurycarpum has conical fruit - native to North America
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Class: Liliopsida
Updated July 1 2014
More Broadfruit Bur-reed
More Broadfruit Bur-reed
Broadfruit Bur-reed - flower cluster (male / female) 1 to 2 cm / 2 to 2.5 cm - fruit approx. 8 mm - leaves to 80 cm - height to 1.2 m - Leslie Spit - June 2014