Taxon  Report   10387 
Sparganium emersum  Rehmann
European bur reed
Sparganium emersum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sparganium emersum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Sparganium emersum
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Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Sparganium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Sparganium acaule
PLANTS: Sparganium emersum ssp. emersum
PLANTS: Sparganium simplex
TJM2: Sparganium angustifolium ssp. emersum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Sparganium chlorocarpum var. acaule
TJM2 + PLANTS: Sparganium chlorocarpum
TJM2: Sparganium emersum ssp. acaule
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 24, 2015).

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