OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria australis   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Sagittaria australis

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Sagittaria australis

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 027-03-011:
Sagittaria longirostra   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Sagittaria engelmanniana ssp. longirostra

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

(?) -
Sagittaria longirostra var. australis

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Arrowhead, Southern Arrowhead, Longbeak Arrowhead


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria australis   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Sagittaria australis

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Sagittaria australis

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 027-03-011:
Sagittaria longirostra   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Sagittaria engelmanniana ssp. longirostra

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

(?) -
Sagittaria longirostra var. australis

 

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3177

Emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial
Monoecious or polygamo-monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in marshes, swamps, rivershores, backwaters, margins of ponds and lakes, 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.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Leaf blade sagittate
Petioles 19–85cm long, 5-winged

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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