Arrowhead Plant - Sagittaria latifolia
When planning your outdoor wetland mitigation space, arboretum or pond; the arrowhead plant should be a top consideration. Also known as American evergreen and five fingers, the arrowhead plant at early stages has leaves resembling the shape of an arrowhead and at maturity can have three to five finger-like sections. The arrowhead plant can be maintained in a lush bushy type configuration ideal for spot greenery or they can be allowed to mature and become a climbing vine which can make a wonderful trellis or tropical landscape for your favorite area. With its variety of colors and large fleshy leaves, the arrowhead is the perfect choice to add that calming tropical feel to your home.
The Broadleaf Arrowhead, also known as Duck Potato, Indian Potato, and Wapato, has a tuber eaten by native americans. Grows in colonies near water. It has thin, white roots.Wedge shaped leaves on thsi plant are edible to ducks and geese and other type wildlife. Blooms white in summer and has purple stalks in fall.