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Arum-leaved Arrowhead
Sagittaria cuneata
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Also known as - Arrowhead, Wapato.

Native to Alberta. Perennial.

General Description

By Gustave J. Yaki

Native of western N. America. Rare. Aquatic. Contains milky juice. Stems, 2-4dm tall. Leaves, long-stalked, mostly arrow-shaped, or when submerged, ribbon-like. Flowers, white, 3-petalled, mostly unisexual; in whorls of 3, on erect flowering stem; females below; males above; lance-shaped bracts of flowerheads, 5-40mm long; June-August. Fruit, head at maturity, seldom over 1.5cm wide; beak of achene (seed) erect, less than 0.5mm long. Habitat: mud and shallow water. s.Weas.N50.59.178/W114.09.516.

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Recent Arum-leaved Arrowhead Reports in Alberta


Abundance Location Reporter Date
Present Ponoka County Blake 2009/07/03
Present Westerner Park Blake 2008/08/20
Present County of Wetaskiwin No. 10 Blake 2008/07/23
Present Red Deer College Blake 2005/07/17
Present Weaselhead/Glenmore Pk Yaki 2002/07/02

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