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Plant Name:

Broadfruit Bur-Reed

Scientific Name:

Sparganium eurycarpum


Broadfruit Bur-Reed is a native perennial plant with long, strap-like leaves and rounded clusters of small flowers. It produces distinctive fruiting heads with spiky balls that are broad and round.


Marshes, wetlands, pond edges


Broadfruit Bur-Reed provides habitat and food for a variety of aquatic insects, birds, and small mammals. The seeds are also consumed by waterfowl and other wetland birds.

Growing Conditions:

Broadfruit Bur-Reed thrives in wet soils, shallow water, and full sun to partial shade.


Broadfruit Bur-Reed is often used in wetland restoration projects and as a natural filter for water bodies.

(please exercise caution and consult additional sources or experts before consuming any vegetation):


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Fun Facts:

Broadfruit Bur-Reed is also known as "Broad-Fruited Bur-Reed" or "Giant Bur-Reed".

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