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Peltandra sagittifolia (White arrow arum)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Peltandra sagittifolia

Peltandra sagittifolia (Michx.) Morong

White Arrow Arum, White Arum, Spoonflower

Araceae (Arum Family)

Synonym(s): Peltandra glauca, Peltandra luteospadix, Peltandra virginica ssp. luteospadix

USDA Symbol: PESA7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A plant of shallow water and banks, with classic arum leaf shape and ornamental blooms consisting of a yellow spathe backed by a prominent white hood. Similar to Peltandra virginica in habitat preference, but not as cold hardy.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , MS , NC , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Bibliography

Bibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Peltandra sagittifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Peltandra sagittifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Peltandra sagittifolia

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-09-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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