Taxon  Report   7694 
Sparganium angustifolium  Michaux
Narrow leaved bur reed,  Narrowleaf bur reed
Sparganium angustifolium
© 2014 Jean Pawek
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Sparganium angustifolium
© 2010 Matt Below
Sparganium angustifolium
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Sparganium angustifolium, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sparganium angustifolium
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Sparganium
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Sparganium emersum var. angustifolium
TJM2: Sparganium angustifolium var. multipedunculatum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Sparganium emersum var. multipedunculatum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Sparganium multipedunculatum
TJM2: Sparganium simplex var. multipedunculatum
More information about  Sparganium angustifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Feb 24, 2018).

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