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American Bur-reed

American Bur-reed Basics

Grows LikeForb/herb
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusOBL

American Bur-reed Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring
After Harvest Regrowth RateSlow
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureMedium
Fruit Seed ColorGreen
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormColonizing
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet3.2
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

American Bur-reed Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days (Minimum)95
pH Minimum4.9
pH Maximum7.3
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)3500
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)4800
Precipitation Minimum35
Precipitation Maximum50
Root Depth (Minimum inches)8
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-33

American Bur-reed Reproduction

Bloom PeriodIndeterminate
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsYes
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed Spread RateRapid
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateRapid

American Bur-reed Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryMonocot
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American Bur-reed

American Bur-reed grows like a Forb/herb. American Bur-reed is an Perennial. American Bur-reed is Native to U.S.. American Bur-reed has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: OBL. Spring is when American Bur-reed is actively growing. American Bur-reed has a Slow growth rate after harvest. American Bur-reed is not an allelopath. American Bur-reed has a coppice potential of No. American Bur-reed is not fall conspicuous. American Bur-reed has a Green colored flower. American Bur-reed has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, American Bur-reed has a Moderate foliage porosity. In the wintertime, American Bur-reed has a Porous foliage porosity. American Bur-reed has a Medium foliage texture. Seeds of American Bur-reed are Green. Seeds of American Bur-reed are No conspicuous. American Bur-reed grows as a Colonizing. The growth rate of American Bur-reed is Moderate. The mature height of American Bur-reed is 3.2 feet. The lifespan of American Bur-reed is Moderate. The shape and orientation of American Bur-reed is Erect. American Bur-reed is adapted to coarse textured soils. American Bur-reed is adapted to fine textured soils. American Bur-reed is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of American Bur-reed is High. The CaCO3 tolerance of American Bur-reed is Low. American Bur-reed does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of American Bur-reed is None. American Bur-reed requires a minimum of 95 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of American Bur-reed is 4.9. The maximum pH of American Bur-reed is 7.3. The minimum planting density per acre of American Bur-reed is 3500. The maximum planting density per acre of American Bur-reed is 4800. The minimum Precipitation that American Bur-reed requires is 35. The maximum Precipitation that American Bur-reed can handle is 50. The minimum root depth of American Bur-reed is 8 inches. The salininty tolerance of American Bur-reed is None. The shade tolerance of American Bur-reed is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of American Bur-reed is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that American Bur-reed requires is -33. The bloom period of American Bur-reed is Indeterminate. The commerical availability of American Bur-reed is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of American Bur-reed is Medium. The fruit seed period of American Bur-reed begins Spring. The fruit seed period of American Bur-reed ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of American Bur-reed is Yes. American Bur-reed is not propagated by bare roots. American Bur-reed is not propagated by bulbs. American Bur-reed is not propagated by container. American Bur-reed is not propagated by corms. American Bur-reed is not propagated by cuttings. American Bur-reed is propagated by seed. American Bur-reed is not propagated by sod. American Bur-reed is propagated by sprig. American Bur-reed is not propagated by tubers. American Bur-reed has a Rapid seed spread rate. American Bur-reed has a High seedling vigor. American Bur-reed has a High seedling vigor. American Bur-reed does not have a small grain. American Bur-reed has a Rapid vegatative spread rate. American Bur-reed does not have a berry/nut seed product. American Bur-reed is not viable as a Christmas Tree. American Bur-reed does not make a good fodder product. American Bur-reed does not make a good fuel wood product. American Bur-reed does not make a good lumber product. American Bur-reed does not make a naval store product. American Bur-reed is not palatable to browse animals. American Bur-reed is not palatable to humans. American Bur-reed does not make a pulpwood product. American Bur-reed does not make a veneer product. American Bur-reed is of the category, Monocot.
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