• Definition for "bur reed"
    • some of different aquatic or wetland flowers of…
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bur reed definition

  • noun:
    • some of different aquatic or wetland flowers of the genus Sparganium, having elongated leaves and ball-like clusters of tiny beaked fresh fruits.
    • a plant regarding the genus Sparganium, having lengthy ribbonlike leaves.
    • the normal title of species of Sparganium, so-called from their particular slim, reed-like leaves and bur-like heads of fruit. The floating bur-reed is S. angustifolium. See Sparganium.
    • marsh plant having elongated linear leaves and round prickly good fresh fruit
    • some of various aquatic or wetland flowers regarding the genus Sparganium, having elongated leaves and ball-like clusters of small beaked fresh fruits.
    • a plant of this genus Sparganium, having long ribbonlike leaves.
    • The common title of species of Sparganium, so-called from their particular slim, reed-like leaves and bur-like heads of fruit. The drifting bur-reed is S. angustifolium. See Sparganium.
    • marsh plant having elongated linear leaves and circular prickly fruit
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