Carolinas and Georgia

1042

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Peltandra virginica   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Peltandra virginica   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 032-04-001:
Peltandra virginica   FAMILY Araceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Green Arrow-arum, Tuckahoe


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Look for it in marshes, bogs, beaver ponds, pocosins, other stagnant, aquatic situations, per Weakley's Flora

Emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Common (rare in Mountains)

 

full sun partial shade shade Aquatic ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish
Unisexual
Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Greenish/Blackish
Berry

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Peltandra virginica   FAMILY Araceae

Green Arrow-arum, Tuckahoe