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Sagittaria graminea var. graminea (Grassy arrowhead)
Reveal, James L.

Sagittaria graminea var. graminea

Sagittaria graminea Michx. var. graminea

Grassy Arrowhead

Alismataceae (Water-Plantain Family)

Synonym(s): Sagittaria cycloptera, Sagittaria eatonii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Members of the Water-Plantain Family grow in water, in swamps, on muddy banks, or occasionally in wet sand. Each plant has long-petioled leaves in a clump with a flowering stem rising among them. The flowers have 3 green sepals, 3 white or pink-tinged petals, 6 or more stamens, and several pistils. Stamens and pistils may be in separate flowers.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-12-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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