Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Sparganium androcladum (Engelm.) Morong image
Photographer: Gary Fewless           

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman
Family Sparganiaceae
Sparganium androcladum (Engelm.) Morong
branched bur-reed
Sparganium: ancient name, probably sparganon for "a band," referring to ribbon-like leaves
androcladum: andro from "from aner (man);" cladum for "branch; shoot"
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
Town Range Maps
Google Dot Maps
Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, emergent aquatic, 1 1/2'- 3 1/2' tall with stout stems
Flower: female flower green to white, 3-parted, inflorescence 2-4 round heads separated along a sometimes branching stalk
Fruit:shiny, pale brown nutlets with the straight beak shorter than the body fruit drawing, in bur-like heads
Leaf:thin, flat, keeled or triangular in cross-section
Habitat: sun; wet; swamps, shallows; in muddy soil
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Sparganium list Google- Images or Text

Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Sparganium americanum Nutt. var. androcladum (Engelm.) Fernald & Eames
Sparganium lucidum Fernald & Eames
Sparganium simplex Huds. var. androcladum Engelm.

         
  Home
Faculty
Botany News/Events
Projects
Book We Recommend
Historical Botanists
Other Links
Botanical Club of Wisconsin (off site)
UW-Stevens Point Biology Dept.
 
Plants of Wisconsin
Vascular Plants
Bryophytes
Ethnobotany
Natural Communities
Botany News/Events
Other Links
Lichens (off site)   
Tom Volk's Fungi (off site)
Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
                          Vascular Plants
Browse by Identification Guides
Family Wildflowers
Genus Trees
Common Names Shrubs
Search by Vines
Names Aquatic-Semi aquatic
Specimens Ferns - Fern Allies
Blooming Times Grasses, Sedges, or Rushes
County & Status Other Resources  
Town Range Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
  WI Checklist & CofC Values
Bryophytes
Browse by:
Common Name
Genus
Search by:
County
 Name
Copyright 2012 Permissions Contact Us Web Map