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Sagittaria calycina

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Sagittaria calycina Engelm.
hooded arrowhead

General Information
Symbol: SACA21
Group: Monocot
Family: Alismataceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   





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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Alismatidae
Order Alismatales
Family Alismataceae – Water-plantain family
Genus Sagittaria L. – arrowhead
Species Sagittaria calycina Engelm. – hooded arrowhead

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Sagittaria calycina . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Sagittaria calycina</i>
Engelm. var. <i>
calycina </i>
Sagittaria calycina var. calycina
hooded arrowhead Distribution of <i>
Sagittaria calycina</i>
Engelm. var. <i>
spongiosa </i>
Sagittaria calycina var. spongiosa
hooded arrowhead

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Maine spongy arrow-head Special Concern

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Great Plains OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast OBL

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ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (SACA21)
Flora of North America (SACA21)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (SACA21)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (SACA21)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (SACA21)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (SACA21)



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