OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria engelmanniana   FAMILY Alismataceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 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, 1938)
Sagittaria longirostra

 

COMMON NAME:
Engelmann's arrowhead


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image of Sagittaria engelmanniana, Engelmann's arrowhead

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_saen_001_lvd

        

image of Sagittaria engelmanniana, Engelmann's arrowhead

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_s_engelmanniana2

July    Scotland County    NC

image of Sagittaria engelmanniana, Engelmann's arrowhead

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_s_engelmanniana2b

July    Scotland County    NC

Leave typically narrowly sagittate, to 8" long, the lobes less than 1" wide, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


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image of Sagittaria engelmanniana, Engelmann's arrowhead

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_s_engelmanniana2c

July    Scotland County    NC

Flowers 18-25mm across, in 2-4 whorls, female below, male above, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Sagittaria engelmanniana, Engelmann's arrowhead

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_s_engelmanniana3

July    Scotland County    NC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Sagittaria engelmanniana   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria engelmanniana   FAMILY Alismataceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 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, 1938)
Sagittaria longirostra

 

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3573

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in SC Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere

Habitat: blackwater streambanks, sphagnum bogs, pocosins, beaver ponds, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Leaf blade sagittate
Petioles 10–40cm long, triangular

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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