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Sagittaria secundifolia (Little river arrowhead)
Cressler, Alan

Sagittaria secundifolia

Sagittaria secundifolia Kral

Little River Arrowhead, Kral's Water-plantain

Alismataceae (Water-plantain Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SASE9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Leaves to about 4 inches and the inflorescence to about 20 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Male flowers bear three white petals. Female flowers -- lower in the inflorescence -- are apetalous.

Distribution

USA: AL , GA

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q2VT
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (AL, GA)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-06-18
Research By: JAM

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