Branched Bur-reed or sparganium erectum

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Date:1830 - 1831 (c.)

Description:Branched Bur-reed is a perennial of shallow waters such as canals, ponds and lakes.

Flowering between June and August, it can grow up to a height of 1.5m. It has distinct male and female flower heads on each plant.

This example was found growing at Smethwick in the West Midlands by Elizabeth Reynolds.

About this plant

This plant is now cared for by staff at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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