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Sagittaria latifolia

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Soil Description: rich, loam, clay, sand

Height: 1'-3'

Bloom Time: July, August, September

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts birds, attracts butterflies, colonizing, emergent, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, water garden plant, wetland plant

Sagittaria latifolia (broadleaf arrowhead)
  • Sagittaria latifolia (broadleaf arrowhead)
  • Sagittaria latifolia (broadleaf arrowhead)
  • Sagittaria latifolia (broadleaf arrowhead)

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Description

Sagittaria latifolia

Also known as:

broadleaf arrowhead

,

duckroot

,

duck-potato

,

wapato

Scientific Synonyms:

Sagittaria chinensis, Sagittaria engelmanniana ssp. longirostra, Sagittaria esculenta, Sagittaria latifolia var. obtusa, Sagittaria latifolia var. pubescens, Sagittaria longirostra, Sagittaria obtusa, Sagittaria ornithorhyncha, Sagittaria planipes, Sagittaria pubescens, Sagittaria variabilis var. obtusa, Sagittaria viscosa

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: IL

Classification

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 arrowhead
Species Sagittaria latifolia broadleaf arrowhead