Sagittaria rigida
(Sessile Fruit Arrowhead)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Sessile Fruit Arrowhead, Sessile-Fruited Arrowhead, Grass Leaf Arrowhead, Stiff Arrowhead
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - September
    Status: Native

Sagittaria rigida, or Sessile Fruit Arrowhead, is native to about the northeast quarter of the US, and is also rare in Nebraska and Kansas, and is adventive in a couple Western states. It is a perennial that grows in moist areas, like swamps, flats, bogs and shores. It blooms in mid summer to fall with white flowers.

More information will be posted soon on how to differentiate this species from others.

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