Sagittaria latifolia, Arrowhead, Duck Potato, Native Perennial Plugs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

$5.00

150 in stock

Sagittaria latifolia, Arrowhead, Duck Potato, Native Perennial Plugs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

There is a  required minimum purchase of 5 individual plant plugs for this species.  There are 50 individual plant plugs of this species in a tray.

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25 or more $3.50 each
50 or more $1.50 each
300 or more $1.25 each

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Description

Sagittaria latifolia, Arrowhead, Duck Potato, Native Perennial Plugs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

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):
Perennial:
Pollinator support:
Saline tolerant:
Salt Tolerant: very low
Songbirds:
Threatened / Endangered:
Waterfowl:
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

Duck-potato or arrowhead is a colony-forming, aquatic perennial, rising above water level to a height of 3 ft. The long-petioled, emergent leaves are arrowhead shaped. Flowers have showy, white petals and are arranged in a whorled raceme. Arrow-shaped basal leaves surround a taller stalk with small white flowers in whorls of three at ends of short, whorled branches. Sap milky. This aquatic is closely related to Water Plantain. In mud, rhizomes produce starchy tubers, utilized by ducks and muskrats and known as “duck potatoes.” The plant was once an important source of food for Native Americans, and “Wapato” is one of the names given to it by the Cree. The genus name comes from sagitta, Latin for “arrow,” referring to the shape of the leaves of some species.

Benefit

Use Ornamental: Water garden, Bog or pond area
Use Wildlife: Arrowhead’s underground tubers are preferred by at least fifteen species of ducks and by snapping turtles.
Use Food: Beneath the muck, rhizomes produce edible starchy tubers, utilized by ducks and muskrats and known as duck potatoes.”” First Nations are said to have opened muskrat houses to get at their cache of roots. (Niering)”
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Birds

Value to Beneficial Insects

Supports Conservation Biological Control

Sagittaria latifolia, Arrowhead, Duck Potato, Native Perennial Plugs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

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