Taxon  Report   10388 
Sparganium erectum  L.
Simplestem bur reed
Sparganium erectum
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry (ssp. stoloniferum)
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Sparganium erectum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Sparganium erectum is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]

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Sparganium erectum
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry (ssp. stoloniferum)
Genus: Sparganium
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Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2018).

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