OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY Alismataceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Sagittaria fasciculata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 027-03-005:
Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY Alismataceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bunched Arrowhead


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image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm0503b_09

March    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm210406_9178

April    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm210426_9805

April    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm0405q_08

May    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Flowers usually in 2-4 whorls of 3, upper usually staminate, lower pistillate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm210507_0062

May    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Leaves of this Arrowhead are spatulate, consistently lacking basal lobes, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


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image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm210507_0081

May    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm210507_0090

May    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm210507_0090b

May    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Long parallel veins run almost the entire length of the leaf, per Bunched arrowhead.

image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm210507_0094

May    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

Ben Geer Keys    bgk1293_a

May-June?        

image of Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead

JK Marlow    jkm0406e_20

June    Greenville County    SC

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Fruiting heads 0.5-1.5cm broad, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Sagittaria fasciculata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 027-03-005:
Sagittaria fasciculata   FAMILY Alismataceae

 

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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

map
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partial shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal
Blades of emersed leaves lanceolate, narrowly spatulate, > 5 mm wide
Petioles of emersed leaves 3–25cm long, nearly terete

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes absent; stolons present; corms present

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Achene

 

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