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Engelmann's Arrowhead (Acid-water Arrowhead)
Sagittaria engelmanniana

• Family: Water-plantain (Alismataceae)
• Habitat: bogs, ponds, and streams with acid water
• Height: 8-30 inches
• Flower size: 3/4 inch across
• Flower color: white
• Flowering time: August to September
• Origin: native

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Sagittaria engelmanniana
Sagittaria engelmanniana
Engelmann's arrowhead, like many arrowheads, has separate male and female flowers. The flowers above are female (pistillate) flowers. The image to the left shows a male (staminate) flower.

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.