Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Sparganium angustifolium Michaux - Floating Bur-reed - Sparganiaceae
Sparganium angustifolium
© Ralph Forbes
Sparganium angustifolium
© Ralph Forbes
Sparganium angustifolium
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

An aquatic plant of deep water in acid lakes; the stems and leaves are floating. Similar to S. natans but generally bigger, with (usually) 2 globular male heads and with a long bract to the lowest female head.

All names: Sparganium angustifolium Michaux; Sparganium affine Schnizl.; Sparganium natans auct.