Name : Narrowleaf Bur-reed
Family : Sparganiaceae
Leaf : Long narrow band ; floats on the water.
Flowers : Light green male spheres composed of small white thorns ; female spheres are dark green in colour.
Size : Approximately 1 m.
Did you know that the Narrowleaf Bur-reed is also known as “swamp cauliflower” due to the resemblance of its inflorescence to a miniature cauliflower?