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-merous
3 sepals
3 petals
Numerous stamens in staminate flowers
Superior ovary

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


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image of Sagittaria graminea

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_saea3_001_lvd

        

image of Sagittaria graminea

Keith Bradley    kab_s_graminea_chap_06350

March    Collier County    FL

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

Flowers to 2.3 cm diameter; filaments shorter than anthers, per Flora of North America.


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