|ARROWHEAD, Flecha de Agua Sagittaria longiloba - Alismataceae, Water
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
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
Sun: Full sun, tolerates partial shade
Soil: Mud or shallow water
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.