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Sagittaria lancifolia Linnaeus var. media Micheli. clade: Graminea Group, Graminea Complex. Scimitar Arrowhead. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Freshwater to brackish (mesohaline) tidal marshes. Dist: S. DE south to ne. FL, FL Panhandle, west to TX; scattered in Central America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: If recognized as a species, this taxon is S. falcata.

Synonymy: = C, Va; = Sagittaria falcata Pursh – F, G, RAB, S, S13, Tat; = Sagittaria lancifolia L. ssp. media (Micheli) Bogin – ETx1, FNA22, GW1, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, WH3, Bogin (1955), Keener (2005); < Sagittaria lancifolia L. – AqW, Tx

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily: 8

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