Carolinas and Georgia

3065

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sagittaria isoetiformis   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria isoetiformis   FAMILY Alismataceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 027-03-006:
Sagittaria teres   FAMILY Alismataceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Depression Meadow Arrowhead


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Look for it in pineland ponds, clay-based Carolina bays, other seasonally flooded depressions, per Weakley's Flora

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

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

Rare in GA-NC-SC

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Petioles 2-5cm long

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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



Sagittaria isoetiformis   FAMILY Alismataceae

Depression Meadow Arrowhead