[The Bur-reed Family in Mt. Adams Country]

Broad-fruited Bur-reed

Sparganium eurycarpum

Close-up of the female flowering head of Broad-fruit Bur-reed, Broad-fruited Bur-reed: Sparganium eurycarpum (Synonyms: Sparganium californicum, Sparganium erectum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium eurycarpum ssp. eurycarpum, Sparganium eurycarpum var. greenei, Sparganium greenei)

The photo above shows a close-up of the female flowering head of broad-fruited bur-reed as seen in a drying pond at the fishing area along Lakeside Road at the east end of Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge.........September 8, 2007.

Broad-fruit Bur-reed, Broad-fruited Bur-reed: Sparganium eurycarpum (Synonyms: Sparganium californicum, Sparganium erectum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium eurycarpum ssp. eurycarpum, Sparganium eurycarpum var. greenei, Sparganium greenei)

Broad-fruited bur-reed as seen in a drying swale along the Willard Springs Trail at Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge........August 26, 2018.

Close-up of the female inflorescences of Broad-fruit Bur-reed, Broad-fruited Bur-reed: Sparganium eurycarpum (Synonyms: Sparganium californicum, Sparganium erectum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium eurycarpum ssp. eurycarpum, Sparganium eurycarpum var. greenei, Sparganium greenei)

The photo above shows a close-up of the female flowering heads of broad-fruited bur-reed as seen in a drying pond at the fishing area along Lakeside Road at the east end of Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge..........September 8, 2007.

Broad-fruit Bur-reed, Broad-fruited Bur-reed: Sparganium eurycarpum (Synonyms: Sparganium californicum, Sparganium erectum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium eurycarpum ssp. eurycarpum, Sparganium eurycarpum var. greenei, Sparganium greenei)

The photo above shows the female flowering heads and broadly linear leavesof broad-fruited bur-reed as seen in a drying pond at the fishing area along Lakeside Road at the east end of Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge........July 31, 2008.

Close-up of the female flowering head (post bloom) of Broad-fruit Bur-reed, Broad-fruited Bur-reed: Sparganium eurycarpum (Synonyms: Sparganium californicum, Sparganium erectum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium eurycarpum ssp. eurycarpum, Sparganium eurycarpum var. greenei, Sparganium greenei)

The photo above shows a close-up of the female flowering heads of broad-fruited bur-reed as seen in a drying pond at the fishing area along Lakeside Road at the east end of Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge..........July 31, 2008. This inflorescence is about 3 cm broad.

Broad-fruit Bur-reed, Broad-fruited Bur-reed: Sparganium eurycarpum (Synonyms: Sparganium californicum, Sparganium erectum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum, Sparganium eurycarpum ssp. eurycarpum, Sparganium eurycarpum var. greenei, Sparganium greenei)

The photo above shows a close-up of the female flowering heads of broad-fruited bur-reed as seen in a drying pond at the fishing area along Lakeside Road at the east end of Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge.........July 31, 2008. The photo gives one an idea of the habitat of tall marsh plants that this species lives in.

Paul Slichter