Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 11 taxa.

Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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

 

Look for it in marshes, ponds, stream edges

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain of GA & SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Echinodorus cordifolius 027-02-001

 

Look for it in swamps, ditches, wet thickets, esp on base-rich substrates, such as over calcareous or mafic rocks

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Grassleaf Arrowhead, Grassy 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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria graminea var. graminea 027-03-004a

 

Look for it in marshes, ponds, tidal areas

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria fasciculata 027-03-005

 

Look for it in bogs, ditches adjacent to drained bogs, wooded seepage areas

Rare, endemic to a several-county area in sw. NC & nw. SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Depression Meadow Arrowhead, Quillwort Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria isoetiformis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria isoetiformis
INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria teres 027-03-006

 

Look for it in pineland ponds, clay-based Carolina bays, other seasonally flooded depressions

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria lancifolia 027-03-007

 

Look for it in marshes, swamps

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria falcata 027-03-008

 

Look for it in freshwater to brackish tidal marshes, ditches

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Broadleaf Arrowhead, Duck Potato
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria latifolia +
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria latifolia
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria latifolia + 027-03-009

 

Look for it in bogs, marshes, and - in the case of var. latifolia - swamps, farm ponds, ditches

Both varieties common in Mountains, var. pubescens rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria engelmanniana 027-03-010

 

Look for it in blackwater streambanks, sphagnum bogs, pocosins, beaver ponds

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Appalachian Arrowhead, Southern Arrowhead, Longbeak Arrowhead
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sagittaria australis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria australis
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria longirostra 027-03-011

 

Look for it in marshes, swamps, rivershores, backwaters, margins of ponds and lakes

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Water Poppy
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hydrocleys nymphoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrocleys nymphoides

 

Look for it in ponds and canals. It is cultivated in aquaria and spread by throw-outs

Non-native: Central & South America

 


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