Sparganium Americanum, or more commonly know as American Bur-Reed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and green flowers of the genus Sparganium. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 3.2 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during indeterminate and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Sparganium Americanum or American Bur-Reed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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