*Xanthosoma sagittifolium (Linnaeus) Schott. Phen: Oct. Hab: Ditches. Dist: Native of tropical America.
Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics
Other Comments: It can be seen in ditches adjacent to ornamental plantings; it is uncertain whether it can be considered naturalized in the more northern parts of our area. It is superficially similar to Colocasia, differing in its non-peltate leaves.
Synonymy: = ETx1, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, WH3, Serviss, McDaniel, & Bryson (2000); = n/a – FNA22; = Xanthosma sagittifolium – GW1, orthographic error