Sagittaria latifolia, Arrowhead, duck potato


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Aquatic animal habitat support:
Average Wildlife Value:
Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
Flood Tolerant:
Full – Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
Herbaceous Emergent:
Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands:
Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
Pollinator support:
Saline tolerant:
Salt Tolerant: very low
Threatened / Endangered:
Wet soil (Tidal):
Full Sun:
Botanic Name (s): Sagittaria latifolia

Common Name(s): Arrowhead, green arrowhead, duck potato

Mature height :.5-4ft

Bloom Time:July-September

Bloom color: White

Sun Exposure: Full Sun Part Sun

Soil moisture: Wet

Soil Ph:4.7-8.6

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Flood depth:0-24″

Native Habitat: Fresh tidal and non tidal marshes, swamps, borders of lakes, streams and ponds

Notes: Flood Tolerant

Average Wildlife Value: Game Birds Small Mammals Waterfowl

OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands

Native to Coastal Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Threatened / Endangered: Illinois

Native Perennial

Native Herbaceous Emergent

Pollinator Support

Aquatic animal habitat support