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Peltandra virginica
arrow arum, tuckahoe

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations west of the Cascades crest in Washington; western Washington to northwestern Oregon, otherwise eastern North America where native.

Habitat: Shallow water of slow moving water, ponds, and lake shores at low elevation.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from eastern North America

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Peltandra virginica (L.) Schott
Publication: Meletemata Botanica. 19. 1832.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Arum virginicum L.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Peltandra virginica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Peltandra virginica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Peltandra virginica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Peltandra virginica photos.

USDA Plants: Peltandra virginica information.

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