Lance-leaf Bur-head, Mudbabies
Echinodorus tenellus (Mart. ex Schult. f.) Buchenau
Little Bur-head is found growing in wet sandy soils near ponds in both the South Texas Plains and the Edwards Plateau. This plant is delicate and small, only reaching a height of about 4 inches. The leaves are narrow, one and a half to two inches long, and taper at both ends. The white flowers are grouped with two or more on a single stem and measure less than one half inches in diameter. Little Bur-head blooms from March through April.
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