Alternate Names: Duck-potato, Wapato
Family: (Alismataceae) Water Plaintain
Height: 4-5 ft.
Bloom Period: July - September
Description: Perennial. Prefers shallow quiet water of ponds, streams, and ditches. Glossy green leaves are shaped like arrowheads. Flowers appear in multiple whorls on erect flowering stalks.
Propagation Tips: Available commercially. Plants spread to form colonies which are easily divided.