Sparganium americanum
Eastern Bur Reed

A rhizomatous, emergent aquatic plant; provides food for waterfowl, muskrats and beavers.

General Product Information:

Item Number: SPAAME01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Ball-shaped seedheads.
Habitat: Muddy shores, shallow water rivers, streams, swamps, ponds.
Bloom Period: May to September
Flower Color: Greenish-brown
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 8 in
pH: 4.9 – 7.3

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Midwest: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL


Shade: Moderate
Drought: No
Salt: No

Seed Information:

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



Price: $168.00/lb

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