Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2995

Emergent aquatic that also has submerged leaves (rooted); Forb
Perennial
Monoecious or Polygamo-monoecious

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

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Look for it in marshes, ponds, tidal areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Petioles 2-6 dm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Unisexual
3 sepals
3 petals
Numerous stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sagittaria graminea   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria graminea var. graminea   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 027-03-004a:
Sagittaria graminea var. graminea   FAMILY Alismataceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Grassleaf Arrowhead