Sparganium fluctuans (Engelm. ex Morong) B.L.Rob.
Family: Typhaceae
floating-leaved bur-reed
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Etymology: Sparganium: ancient name, probably sparganon for "a band," referring to ribbon-like leaves
Plants: floating, perennial, up to 5' tall aquatic; stems slender and long
Leaves: floating, flat, thin, translucent
Flowers: female flower green to white, 3-parted; inflorescence round heads on a branched stalk, male heads (2-4) and female heads separated
Fruits: red-brown, dull nutlet with a curved beak, fruit drawing, in bur-like heads
Habitat: sun; wet; quiet water; in muddy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Paul Skawinski  
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Josh Sulman  
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Gary Fewless  
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Josh Sulman  
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Josh Sulman  
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Paul Skawinski  
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Josh Sulman  
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