OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbiana   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Sagittaria graminea ssp. weatherbiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 027-03-004b:
Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbiana   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbiana

 

COMMON NAME:
Weatherby’s Arrowhead


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbiana   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Sagittaria graminea ssp. weatherbiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 027-03-004b:
Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbiana   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbiana

 

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4494

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon

Habitat: Fresh to brackish marshes, tidal cypress-gum swamps, streambanks, pineland pools, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Blades of emersed leaves linear to linear-oblanceolate; submersed leaves phyllodial
Petioles of emersed leaves 6.5-17cm long, triangular

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes present (coarse); stolons absent; corms absent

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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