Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2208

Emergent aquatic (rooted), Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in streams, marshes, ponds, pools, often submerged, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun Aquatic ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal? alternate?

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sparganium americanum   FAMILY Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sparganium americanum   FAMILY Sparganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 020-01-001:
Sparganium americanum   FAMILY Sparganiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Bur-reed