Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3573

Emergent aquatic (rooted), Forb
Perennial
Monoecious or Polygamo-monoecious

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

Rare

Look for it in blackwater streambanks, sphagnum bogs, pocosins, beaver ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Petioles to 6 dm long

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria engelmanniana   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 027-03-010:
Sagittaria engelmanniana   FAMILY Alismataceae

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Engelmann's arrowhead