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Arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia)

Image ID: 2013/gtwn91L

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Other common names: Wapato
Family: Alismataceae (Water Plantain)
Height: 1.5 to 4 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.63 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 3 parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Date:  8/24/2013
Notes: aquatic, distinctive arrowhead leaf, flowers in whorls of three.
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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