GRASSY ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria graminea)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: GRASSY ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria graminea)

Wetland Plant

Three varieties of Sagittaria graminea occur in Florida: S. graminea var. graminea, S. graminea var. chapmanii and S. graminea var. weatherbiana. They are all found growing in ponds, swamps and ditches. (source: http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/node/386)

Edible; Learn: http://www.eattheweeds.com/wapato-all-its-quacked-up-to-be/

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Sagittaria

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