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Sparganium eurycarpum Engelm.
broadfruit bur-reed
SPEU

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Slow
Bloat None
C:N Ratio
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Green
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Green
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Colonizing
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 4.9
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 95
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 3500
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4800
Precipitation, Minimum 10
Precipitation, Maximum 50
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
Reproduction
Bloom Period Indeterminate
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 1468
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Rapid
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 08/29/2014 04:32 PM MDT