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Sagittaria latifolia Willdenow var. latifolia . clade: Sagittifolia Group. Common Arrowhead, Broadleaf Arrowhead. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Marshes, swamps, farm ponds, ditches, bogs. Dist: NS west to BC, south to tropical America (rare in the Appalachian region).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = AqW, C, G, GW1, Meso6, Mo1, Pa, Tx, W, Bogin (1955); = Sagittaria latifolia Willd. – WV; < Sagittaria latifolia Willd. – Ar, ETx1, FNA22, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Ok, SFla, Va, WH3, Keener (2005); > Sagittaria latifolia Willd. – S, S13, Tat; > Sagittaria latifolia Willd. var. latifolia – F, RAB; > Sagittaria latifolia Willd. var. obtusa (Engelm.) Wiegand – F, RAB; > Sagittaria longirostra – Tat; > Sagittaria ornithorhyncha Small – S; > Sagittaria planipes Fernald – F; > Sagittaria viscosa C.Mohr – S, S13

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily ?: 7

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