Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park

 
 

Bur-Reed-Branched
Sparganium erectum
of the Bur-reed family
a perennial
80 -150 cm high
blooms July-August
likes freshwater places such as ponds, lakes and rivers
can be seen in the pond

   
Branched Bur-reed will grow in marshes, and in standing or moving water. It will grow in fertile, peaty or muddy soils. Its flower spikes are branched in a zig-zag manner