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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Sparganiaceae, Bur-reed family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Bur-reed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sparganium americanum   FAMILY: Typhaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sparganium americanum   FAMILY: Sparganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sparganium americanum 020-01-001   FAMILY: Sparganiaceae


Habitat: Streams, marshes, ponds, pools, spring branches, often submerged


Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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"Regular flowers are radially symmetrical, which means that their petals or petal-like parts... are arranged around the center like the spokes of a wheel.... The majority of flowers are regular." — Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide