Sparganium americanum, Coastal Plain NC Ecotype
Eastern Bur Reed, Coastal Plain NC Ecotype
An emergent aquatic plant; provides food for waterfowl, muskrats and beavers.
General Product Information:
Item Number: SPAAME02
Species Type: Native
Grasses & Grass-like Species, Riparian Sites, Stormwater Management, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Ball-shaped seedheads.
Habitat: Muddy shores, shallow water rivers, streams, swamps, ponds.
Bloom Period: May to August
Flower Color: Greenish-brown
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.2 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 8 in
pH: 4.9 – 7.3
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
Approximate seeds per lb: 50,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 20.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy