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Connecticut Plants
Arrow Arum (Tuckahoe)
Peltandra virginica (L.) Schott
  • Family: arum (Araceae)
  • Habitat: marshes; in shallow water or mud on the shores of ponds and slow-moving streams
  • Height: 1-2 feet
  • Flower size: actual flowers are tiny (located on the slender spadix inside the hooded spathe); whole flowering structure is 4-7 inches high
  • Flower color: green
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: native
Peltandra virginica (L.) Schott
Peltandra virginica (L.) Schott
Peltandra virginica (L.) Schott
Peltandra virginica (L.) Schott