Sparganium eurycarpum Engelm.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Sparganium eurycarpum Engelm.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stout, erect, 5–12 dm; lvs to 8 dm, 6–12 mm wide, scarcely dilated at base, the bracts similar but shorter; infl branched, the branches from the lower axils with retuse, or abruptly rounded to the stout 3 mm beak; stigmas 2, linear; ovules, seeds, and locules 2; 2n=30. In mud or shallow water; Que. and N.S. to B.C., s. to Va., Ind., Okla. and Calif.

  • Common Names

    giant bur-reed