Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2709

Forb
Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare (distribution poorly known; additional distribution records expected)

Look for it in marshes, wet meadows, other wet areas, limey seeps, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Acorus americanus   FAMILY Acoraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Acorus americanus   FAMILY Acoraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 032-01-001?:
Acorus calamus   FAMILY Araceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweetflag, American Calamus