OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Sagittaria isoetiformis   FAMILY Alismataceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria isoetiformis   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Sagittaria isoetiformis

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 027-03-006:
Sagittaria teres   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sagittaria isoetiformis

 

COMMON NAME:
Depression Meadow Arrowhead, Quillwort Arrowhead


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Keith Bradley    kab_s_isoetiformis_4735

October    Scotland County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Flowers to 1.3 cm diameter; filaments shorter than anthers, per Flora of North America.


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Sagittaria isoetiformis   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria isoetiformis   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Sagittaria isoetiformis

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 027-03-006:
Sagittaria teres   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sagittaria isoetiformis

 

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3065

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Pineland ponds, clay-based Carolina bays, other seasonally flooded depressions, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Blades of emersed leaves linear (< 3mm wide, rarely to 4mm) or phyllodial

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes absent; stolons present; corms present

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Unisexual
3-merous
3 sepals
3 petals
Numerous stamens in staminate flowers
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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