Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Water-plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Alisma subcordatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Alisma subcordatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Alisma subcordatum 027-01-001

Three whitish petals & many ovaries in a circle on a flattened receptacle, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Creeping Burhead, Creeping Water-plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Echinodorus cordifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Echinodorus cordifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Echinodorus cordifolius 027-02-001

GREATER THAN Flora of North America Echinodorus cordifolius ssp. cordifolius


Flowers on slender 1" pedicels, in whorls of 5-15 at widely-spaced nodes, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon Common Name: Grassleaf Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria graminea var. graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria graminea var. graminea 027-03-004a

Flowers to 2.3 cm diameter; filaments shorter than anthers, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bunched Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria fasciculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria fasciculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria fasciculata 027-03-005

Flowers usually in 2-4 whorls of 3, upper usually staminate, lower pistillate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Depression Meadow Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria isoetiformis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria isoetiformis
LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria teres 027-03-006

Flowers to 1.3 cm diameter; filaments shorter than anthers, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Duck Potato
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria lancifolia var. lancifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria lancifolia ssp. lancifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria lancifolia 027-03-007

Flowers to 3.3 cm diameter; filaments longer than anthers, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Duck Potato
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria lancifolia var. media
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria lancifolia ssp. media
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria falcata 027-03-008

Flowers in whorls along the stem, the lower pistillate, per Wild Flowers of NC, 2nd edition.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Broadleaf Arrowhead, Duck Potato
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria latifolia +
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria latifolia
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria latifolia + 027-03-009

Showy white flowers with 3 petals, the lower flowers usually female, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon Common Name: Engelmann's arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria engelmanniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria engelmanniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria engelmanniana 027-03-010

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Sagittaria engelmanniana ssp. engelmanniana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sagittaria longirostra


Flowers 18-25mm across, in 2-4 whorls, female below, male above, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


range map need picture of flower of Sagittaria australis, Appalachian Arrowhead, Southern Arrowhead
Common Name: Appalachian Arrowhead, Southern Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria australis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria australis
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria longirostra 027-03-011

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Sagittaria engelmanniana ssp. longirostra

(?) Sagittaria longirostra var. australis


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