OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 13 taxa in the family Alismataceae, Water Plantain family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Water-plantain, American Water-plantain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Alisma subcordatum   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Alisma subcordatum   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Alisma subcordatum 027-01-001   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, ponds, stream edges

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   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Echinodorus cordifolius   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Echinodorus cordifolius 027-02-001   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: Swamps, ditches, wet thickets, especially on base-rich substrates, such as over calcareous or mafic rocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Dwarf Arrowhead, awl-leaf arrowhead

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Sagittaria subulata   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria subulata   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria subulata var. subulata 027-03-003   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: Tidal marshes and mud flats

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Grassleaf Arrowhead, Grassy Arrowhead

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Sagittaria graminea   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria graminea var. graminea   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria graminea var. graminea 027-03-004a   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, ponds, freshwater and oligohaline tidal marshes

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Weatherby’s Arrowhead

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Sagittaria weatherbiana   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbiana   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbiana 027-03-004b   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: Fresh to brackish marshes, tidal cypress-gum swamps, streambanks, pineland pools

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bunched Arrowhead

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria fasciculata 027-03-005   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: 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: (10/20/20) Sagittaria isoetiformis   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria isoetiformis   FAMILY: Alismataceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria teres 027-03-006   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: 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: (10/20/20) Sagittaria lancifolia var. lancifolia   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria lancifolia ssp. lancifolia   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria lancifolia 027-03-007   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, swamps

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Duck Potato

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Sagittaria lancifolia var. media   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria lancifolia ssp. media   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria falcata 027-03-008   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: Freshwater to brackish (mesohaline) tidal marshes

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Broadleaf Arrowhead, Duck Potato

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sagittaria latifolia +   FAMILY: Alismataceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria latifolia   FAMILY: Alismataceae

Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria latifolia + 027-03-009   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

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

Common (var. pubescens is uncommon in GA Piedmont & NC Coastal Plain, rare in GA & SC Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Engelmann's arrowhead

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Sagittaria engelmanniana   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria engelmanniana   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria engelmanniana 027-03-010   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: Blackwater streambanks, sphagnum bogs, pocosins, beaver ponds

Uncommon in SC Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Appalachian Arrowhead, Southern Arrowhead, Longbeak Arrowhead

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Sagittaria australis   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagittaria australis   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagittaria longirostra 027-03-011   FAMILY: Alismataceae

 

Habitat: 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   FAMILY: Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrocleys nymphoides   FAMILY: Limnocharitaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds and canals

Non-native: Central & South America

 


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