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Sagittaria latifolia (Common Arrowhead) Wildflower Seeds

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Native SpeciesAverage to GrowFull SunPart SunWet Soil

Product Description

Origin: US Native Wildflower

Other Common Names: Broadleaf Arrowhead, Duck Potato

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Height: 24 in to 36 in

Spacing: 15 in to 18 in

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet

USDA Zone: 4a-11

Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below a wet, muddy soil surface at 75F and water.

Seeds Per Oz: 58900

Noted for it's arrowhead-shaped leaves and three-petaled white flowers, this native plant is found growing in shallow water or on wet, muddy banks. Commonly known as Arrowhead, Indian Potatoes, or Wapatos, the edible rhizomes of this wetland plant were once a vital food source for the Native American's. They would wade in the water, uprooting the tubers with their toes, and collecting them as they floated to the surface. To this day there are some that enjoy carrying on this tradition! Both the seeds and tubers are an important food source for waterfowl, hence the name Duck Potato. Commonly used today in pond restorations.

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Note: Many wildflowers can grow in areas outside of their natural range.


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