Sparganium androcladum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilySparganiaceae
Family (Traditional)Typhaceae
GenusSparganium
SpeciesSparganium androcladum (Engelm.) Morong
Common Namebranched bur-reed
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Aquatic; Mud;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.2
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Sparganium americanum var. androcladum Sparganium americanum var. androcladum
Sparganium simplex var. androcladum Sparganium simplex var. androcladum Engelm.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Clinton (KY), Edmonson (KY), Henderson (KY), Hopkins (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Whitley (KY), Putnam (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1978 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100174406 Hopkins Kentucky 12 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5048
EKY
Sparganium androcladum
31234100174299 Clinton Kentucky 30 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-677
EKY
Sparganium androcladum
N/A Whitley Kentucky 08 Jun 2016 Martina Hines
80
EKY
Sparganium androcladum
31234100174398 Muhlenberg Kentucky 21 Nov 1978 Richard H. Hannan
1000
EKY
Sparganium androcladum
APSC0094531 Metcalfe Kentucky
APSC
Sparganium androcladum
APSC0117030 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Sparganium androcladum
APSC0117036 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Sparganium androcladum
31234100174281 Clinton Kentucky 05 Jul 2000 Mark A. Gorton
00-450
EKY
Sparganium androcladum
31234100174125 Muhlenberg Kentucky 05 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4871
EKY
Sparganium androcladum
31234100174380 Henderson Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5269
EKY
Sparganium androcladum
APSC0117028 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Sparganium androcladum
APSC0117031 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Sparganium androcladum
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Plant Photos

Sparganium androcladum - Theo Witsell
Sparganium androcladum - Theo Witsell
Sparganium androcladum - Theo Witsell
Sparganium androcladum - Theo Witsell