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

Bloom Period
Genus: Sparganium
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Sparganium angustifolium ssp. emersum
JEF + PLANTS: Sparganium chlorocarpum var. acaule
JEF + PLANTS: Sparganium chlorocarpum
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More information about  Sparganium emersum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2019).