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Sagittaria platyphylla

Sagittaria platyphylla (Engelm.) J.G. Sm.

Delta arrowhead

Alismataceae (Water-Plantain Family)

USDA Symbol: SAPL
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Sagittaria platyphylla

Delta Arrowhead

Alismataceae

Location: 30 m south of the wooden bridge--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In mud/sluggish water. Full sun. Alkaline flood plain.

Description: Aquatic, erect, perennial. Leaves higher than scape, mostly lanceolate, 8 x 15 cm wide/long, on long petioles. Scape simple, whorls 1-8, lower 1-4 pistillate w/thick pedicels to 25 mm long. Staminate flowers uppermost. Petals 4, white. Fruit not present.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 11, 1987
Specimen number: 262

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0518
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCFR

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