Plant Identification Database:
Alismataceae (Arrowhead)

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

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CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
BUDS
STEM
ECOLOGY
Common Name
Scientific Name
Genus
Family
Order
Class
LV: Arrangement
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Size
LV: Form
LV: Edge
LV: Apex
LV: Base
LV: Surface
LV: Venation
LV: Color
FL: Parts
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Position
FL: Size
FL: Season
FL: Petals
FL: Sepals
FL: Stamen
FL: Pistil
FL: Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Size
FR: Seed
FR: Color
FR: Season
BU: Scales
BU: Arrangement
BU: Color
BU: Shape
BU: Leaf Scars
ST: Type
ST: Size
ST: Growth
ST: Surface
ST: Color
ST: Pith
ST: Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Alismataceae (Arrowhead) Alismatales Monocotyledonae Petiole Lanceolate; Oval Whole Entire Parallel 3 parts White Raceme Scapose Achene; Head
Herbaceous Erect Rhizome Wetland
Lesser water-plantain Alisma subcordatum Alisma Alismataceae (Arrowhead) Alismatales Monocotyledonae Petiole Lanceolate Whole Entire Parallel 3 parts Scapose Achene; Head Herbaceous Erect Rhizome Wetland
Large water-plantain Alisma triviale Alisma Alismataceae (Arrowhead) Alismatales Monocotyledonae Petiole Lanceolate Whole Entire Parallel 3 parts Raceme Scapose Achene; Head Herbaceous Erect Rhizome Wetland
Grassleaf sagittaria Sagittaria graminea Sagittaria Alismataceae (Arrowhead) Alismatales Monocotyledonae Petiole Lanceolate Whole Entire Parallel 3 parts Raceme Scapose Achene; Head Herbaceous Erect Rhizome Wetland
Broad-leaved arrowhead; Arrowhead; Duck potato Sagittaria latifolia Sagittaria Alismataceae (Arrowhead) Alismatales Monocotyledonae Basal Petiole Lanceolate >1" Whole Entire Acute Auriculate Glabrous Parallel 3 parts White Raceme Scapose >1" Summer Achene; Head Herbaceous Erect Rhizome Root raw Wetland Field Farm
Arrowhead Sagittaria teres Sagittaria Alismataceae (Arrowhead) Alismatales Monocotyledonae Wetland