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Connecticut Plants
Bur-head
Helanthium tenellum (Mart.) Britt.

Bur-head is endangered in Connecticut.

  • Synonyms: Echinodorus tenellus (Mart.) Buch.
  • Family: arrowhead (Alismataceae)
  • Habitat: mud, wet sand, or shallow water
  • Height: 2-5 inches
  • Flower size: 1/8 to 3/8 inch across
  • Flower color: white or pink
  • Flowering time: August to October
  • Origin: native
Echinodorus tenellus (Mart.) Buch.