OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Sagittaria australis   FAMILY Alismataceae   Go to FSUS key


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 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Habitat: marshes, swamps, rivershores, backwaters, margins of ponds and lakes, per Weakley's Flora

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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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