Broad-leaved or Common Arrowhead
or Wapato
Broad-leaved or Common Arrowhead
or Wapato
Sagittaria latifolia
Water Plantain Family - Altismataceae
An unbranched stalk bears 3-petalled, white flowers (0.75 to 1 inch wide) arranged in whorls of three. (Photographed - mid-August)
An aquatic or shoreline plant (generally 1 to 2 feet tall).
Leaves basal, held erect, 2 to 16 inches in length, margins entire, and arrowhead-shaped with two slightly spreading, backward directed, pointed lobes.
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