Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1293

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

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

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

Look for it in bogs, ditches adjacent to drained bogs, wooded seepage areas, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Leaves have long petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Unisexual
3 sepals
3 petals
Numerous stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 027-03-005:
Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY Alismataceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bunched Arrowhead