Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1041

Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare in GA-NC-SC, endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Look for it in pocosins of outer Coastal Plain, sphagnous swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun Aquatic ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer
White
Unisexual
Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Summer
Red
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Peltandra sagittifolia   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Peltandra sagittifolia   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 032-04-002:
Peltandra sagittaefolia   FAMILY Araceae

 

COMMON NAME:
White Arrow-arum, White Arum, Spoonflower