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ARROWHEAD, Flecha de Agua Sagittaria longiloba - Alismataceae, Water Plantain Family

DESCRIPTION
: Herbaceous, perennial flowering plant growing in shallow water or mud.
Height: From 30 to 40 inches
Flowers: Showy, white to pink to 3/4 inches wide on long, slender stem, spring through fall
Fruit: Small achene
Foliage: Leaf blades arrow shaped with very narrow lobes, to 10 inches long, and 5 inches wide
Growth rate: Moderate to fast

REQUIREMENTS:

Sun: Full sun, tolerates partial shade
Soil: Mud or shallow water
Drainage: None
Water: Flooded
Maintenance: Little needed
Propagation: Seeds and above ground roots

NATIVE HABITAT: Wet ditches, ephemeral pools and margins of streams and ponds

WILDLIFE USE
: Browse for deer.

COMMENTS
: A wonderful showy plant that grows well in submerged pots.

 

 

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