Floating Arrowhead
Floating Arrowhead
Sagittaria cuneata
Water Plantain Family - Alismataceae
Submerged leaves are narrow, thin and arranged in a basal rosette.
This variety of arrowhead  is characterized by the arrowhead-shaped leaves (with two backwards projecting lobes) floating flat on the surface.
A whorl of three flowers, each formed of three white petals and three green sepals with a long bract at the base of each flower stalk. Flowers borne on a relatively long stalk projecting above the water's surface. (Photographed - late July)
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