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Sparganium fluctuans
floating bur-reed, water bur-reed

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Washington, east across Canada to the Great Lakes region and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Cold, clear water to 2 meters deep.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Sparganium fluctuans (Morong) B.L. Rob.
Publication: Rhodora. 7: 60. 1905.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Sparganium androcladum (Engelm.) Morong var. fluctuans Engelm. ex Morong
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Sparganium fluctuans in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Sparganium fluctuans checklist entry

OregonFlora: Sparganium fluctuans information

E-Flora BC: Sparganium fluctuans atlas page

CalPhotos: Sparganium fluctuans photos

2 photographs:
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