Taxon  Report   7249 
Sagittaria latifolia  Willd.
Broad leaf arrowhead,  Broadleaf arrowhead, Tule potato, Wappato
Sagittaria latifolia
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Sagittaria latifolia
© 2005 Lisa Powers
Sagittaria latifolia
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
Sagittaria latifolia, a monocot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sagittaria latifolia
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Sagittaria
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Sagittaria chinensis
PLANTS: Sagittaria variabilis var. obtusa
PLANTS: Sagittaria pubescens
PLANTS: Sagittaria planipes
PLANTS: Sagittaria ornithorhyncha
PLANTS: Sagittaria obtusa
PLANTS: Sagittaria longirostra
PLANTS: Sagittaria latifolia var. pubescens
PLANTS: Sagittaria latifolia var. obtusa
PLANTS: Sagittaria esculenta
PLANTS: Sagittaria engelmanniana ssp. longirostra
PLANTS: Sagittaria viscosa
More information about  Sagittaria latifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 25, 2018).

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