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Sagittaria australis (Appalachian arrowhead)
Smith, R.W.

Sagittaria australis

Sagittaria australis (J.G. Sm.) Small

Appalachian Arrowhead, Long-beak Arrowhead

Alismataceae (Water-plantain Family)

Synonym(s): Sagittaria engelmanniana ssp. longirostra, Sagittaria longirostra, Sagittaria longirostra var. australis

USDA Symbol: SAAU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 4 feet in height.
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-12-11
Research By: JAM

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