Calflora
Taxon  Report   12031    
Sparganium eurycarpum  Engelm. ex A. Gray  var. eurycarpum 
Broadfruit bur reed
Sparganium eurycarpum var. eurycarpum
© 2018 Vernon Smith
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Sparganium eurycarpum var. eurycarpum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Sparganium eurycarpum var. eurycarpum
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Sparganium eurycarpum var. eurycarpum, 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 eurycarpum var. eurycarpum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Family: TYPHACEAE  
Genus: Sparganium
Parent: Sparganium eurycarpum
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Sparganium eurycarpum ssp. eurycarpum
More information about  Sparganium eurycarpum var. eurycarpum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).