OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 032-01-001?:
Acorus calamus   FAMILY Araceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweetflag, American Calamus


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image of Acorus americanus, Sweetflag, American Calamus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_acca10_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Acorus americanus   FAMILY Acoraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 032-01-001?:
Acorus calamus   FAMILY Araceae

 

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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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical

Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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