Page Last Updated: January 11 2015
Family: Acoraceae (Sweet-flag family)
Perennial - Sweet-flag family (formerly included in the Arum
(Araceae) family) is represented by only 1 genus - A.
calamus is native to Europe, A. americanus is native to
North America and may be a variety of A. calamus (A.
calamus var. americanus)
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Updated January 11 2015
Sweet-flag - spadix 4 to 10 cm - leaves to 2 m - height to 2 m - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - August 2009