A water plant with very ornamental, arrowhead-shaped leaves. In fertile soil the plants grow rapidly, producing many leaves on a short stalk. Plants spread by underground runners, sending up new plants 18 to 30 inches from the parent. White flowers appear late in the season. The tubers are edible.
Header Photo: Mervin Wallace
Arrowhead; Duck Potato
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