Calflora
Taxon  Report   7694    
Sparganium angustifolium  Michx.
Narrow leaved bur reed,  Narrowleaf bur reed
Sparganium angustifolium
© 2010 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sparganium angustifolium
© 2010 Matt Below
Sparganium angustifolium
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Sparganium angustifolium, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sparganium angustifolium
© 2014 Jean Pawek
Family: TYPHACEAE  
Genus: Sparganium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sparganium emersum var. angustifolium
ICPN: Sparganium angustifolium var. multipedunculatum
ICPN + PLANTS: Sparganium emersum var. multipedunculatum
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More information about  Sparganium angustifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SPAN2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2018).

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