BULLTONGUE ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria lancifolia)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: BULLTONGUE ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria lancifolia)

Also called Duck Potato or Lance-leaved arrowhead. Emergent plant, perfect for water garden/pond.

“It was used traditionally by the Seminoles for treating shock following alligator bites” (source: http://web.fscj.edu/David.Byres/duckpot/duckpot2.htm)

Birds/Mammals eat the fruit, attracts pollinators.

Learn: http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/node/388

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=2817

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