Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Sagittaria montevidensis Cham. & Schltdl. subsp. calycina (Engelm.) Bogin image
Photographer: Dennis Albert           

Hugh Wilson
Family Alismataceae
Sagittaria montevidensis Cham. & Schltdl. subsp. calycina (Engelm.) Bogin
giant arrow-head, hooded arrow-head, long-lobed arrow-head, Mississippi arrow-head
Sagittaria: from Latin sagitta, "arrow," because of the leaf shape
montevidensis: of or from Montevideo, Uruguay
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect or floating, annual, emergent aquatic, 4"-40" tall, leaning when mature
Flower: white, 3-parted, 3/4"-2" wide, petals with dark-yellow bases; inflorescence of 3-12 whorls of flowers; blooms June-Oct.
Fruit:dry, flattened, winged seed seed drawing
Leaf:long-stalked; arrow-shaped if erect, long and narrow if aquatic
Habitat: marshes, streams

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Lophotocarpus calycinus (Engelm.) J.G.Sm.
Lophotocarpus californicus J.G.Sm.
Lophotocarpus depauperatus J.G.Sm.
Sagittaria calycina Engelm.
Sagittaria calycina Engelm. var. calycina

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