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Aquatic Plants: Arrowhead Illustrated


Broadleaf Arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia), watercolor pencil & watercolor
Commissioned by: FLW Outdoors Magazine
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About Arrowhead:
Arrowhead is an emergent aquatic plant. It is also referred to as duck potato, Indian potato, or wapato. The tubers are edible and taste like potatoes and chestnuts. It is native in the United States. According to Wikipedia, ducks do not normally eat the tubers but beavers, procupines and muskrats do.

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (flowering plants)
Class: Liliopsida (monocotyledons or monocots, having one cotyledon, or embryonic leaf, in the seed)
Order: Alismatales
Family: Alismataceae
Genus: Sagittaria
Species: Sagittaria latifolia

More information about Arrowhead:
Images of male and female flowers
Broadleaf Arrowhead - Flower Plant Guide

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