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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Sagittaria lancifolia L.
Bulltongue arrowhead, lance-leaved arrowhead

Sagittaria lancifolia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Alismataceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and northern South America.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Possibly Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Possibly Extirpated

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for limestone sinkholes and pools in the lower Keys.  We consider this native and possibly extirpated in the lower Keys.  Last reported for the National Key Deer Refuge by Austin et al. (1980).

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Sagittaria lancifolia has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated




Sagittaria lancifolia has been reported for the following 4 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Coastal Interdunal Swale
Disturbed Wetland
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
Sinkhole


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Sagittaria lancifolia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Sagittaria lancifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

Sagittaria lancifolia
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Sagittaria lancifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Sagittaria lancifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Sagittaria lancifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Sagittaria lancifolia
Copyright by: Kristen Finch, 2013
In cultivation, Palm Beach County, Florida