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Branched Bur-reed - Sparganium erectum subsp. oocarpum

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Branched Bur-reed Branched Bur-reed - Sparganium erectum subsp. oocarpum dylan Floating Harbour and River Avon 7 Nov 2023, 9:02 p.m. 17 Aug 2023, 1:09 p.m.
Branched Bur-reed Branched Bur-reed - Sparganium erectum subsp. oocarpum dylan Floating Harbour and River Avon 7 Nov 2023, 9:02 p.m. 17 Aug 2023, 12:56 p.m.
Branched Bur-reed Branched Bur-reed - Sparganium erectum subsp. oocarpum dylan Floating Harbour and River Avon 7 Nov 2023, 9:02 p.m. 17 Aug 2023, 1:09 p.m.
Branched Bur-reed Branched Bur-reed - Sparganium erectum subsp. oocarpum dylan Floating Harbour and River Avon 7 Nov 2023, 9:02 p.m. 17 Aug 2023, 1:10 p.m.
Branched Bur-reed Branched Bur-reed - Sparganium erectum subsp. oocarpum dylan Floating Harbour and River Avon 7 Nov 2023, 9:02 p.m. 17 Aug 2023, 1:10 p.m.

Species Description

Widespread and scattered throughout the UK.

Stace 4:

Ssp. oocarpum (ńĆelak.) Domin.

Fruits pale brown, subglobose, abruptly narrowed to beak. Ireland, South & Central Britain, Channel Islands. Usually very few fruits form per head; possibly the hybrid ssp. erectum x ssp. neglectum.

Key:

  • Fruits gradually rounded below beak
  • Fruit subglobose, abruptly contracted to beak, 4-7mm across

Useful Links:

Online Atlas of the British and Irish Flora

ResearchGate

BioLib.cz

Pladias

Kew(as nothossp. oocarpum)

GBIF

NBN