Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1125

Forb
Annual

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

Common

Look for it in marshes, bogs, beaver impoundments, wet thickets, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White/Pink
Bisexual
5-parted calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blackish-brown
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Persicaria sagittata   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygonum sagittatum   FAMILY Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 063-04-018:
Polygonum sagittatum   FAMILY Polygonaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Arrowleaf Tearthumb, Arrowvine