Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

Clicking on particular species will lead you to more information or photographs:

A camera indicates there are pictures. camera icon
A speaker indicates there is a sound file demonstrating pronunciation of the botanical name. speaker icon
A plus sign after a Latin name indicates that the species is further divided into varieties or subspecies. plus sign icon

Your search found 10 taxa.

arrow icon arrow

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Water-plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Alisma subcordatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Alisma subcordatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Alisma subcordatum 027-01-001


Three whitish petals & many ovaries in a circle on a flattened receptacle, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Creeping Burhead, Creeping Water-plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Echinodorus cordifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Echinodorus cordifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Echinodorus cordifolius 027-02-001
GREATER THAN Flora of North America Echinodorus cordifolius ssp. cordifolius

Flowers on slender 1" pedicels, in whorls of 5-15 at widely-spaced nodes, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon Common Name: Grassleaf Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria graminea var. graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria graminea var. graminea 027-03-004a


Flowers to 2.3 cm diameter; filaments shorter than anthers, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bunched Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria fasciculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria fasciculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria fasciculata 027-03-005


Flowers usually in 2-4 whorls of 3, upper usually staminate, lower pistillate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Depression Meadow Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria isoetiformis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria isoetiformis
LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria teres 027-03-006


Flowers to 1.3 cm diameter; filaments shorter than anthers, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Duck Potato
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria lancifolia var. lancifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria lancifolia ssp. lancifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria lancifolia 027-03-007


Flowers to 3.3 cm diameter; filaments longer than anthers, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Duck Potato
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria lancifolia var. media
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria lancifolia ssp. media
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria falcata 027-03-008


Flowers in whorls along the stem, the lower pistillate, per Wild Flowers of NC, 2nd edition.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Broadleaf Arrowhead, Duck Potato
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria latifolia +
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria latifolia
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria latifolia + 027-03-009


Showy white flowers with 3 petals, the lower flowers usually female, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon Common Name: Engelmann's arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria engelmanniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria engelmanniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria engelmanniana 027-03-010
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

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


range map need picture of flower of Sagittaria australis, Appalachian Arrowhead, Southern Arrowhead
Common Name: Appalachian Arrowhead, Southern Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria australis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria australis
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sagittaria longirostra 027-03-011
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Sagittaria engelmanniana ssp. longirostra
(?) Sagittaria longirostra var. australis

Your search found 10 taxa. You are on page PAGE 1 out of 1 pages.


"Lots of people hardly ever feel real soil under their feet, see plants grow except in flower pots, or get far enough beyond the street light to catch the enchantment of a night sky studded with stars." — Tatanga Mani