Sagittaria cristata

crested arrowhead
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Alismataceae
Genus: Sagittaria
Species: S. cristata
Binomial name
Sagittaria cristata
Engelm. 1883

Sagittaria graminea var. cristata (Engelm.) Bogin

Sagittaria cristata, the crested arrowhead,[2] is a plant species native to Ontario and north-central United States (Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Michigan). It grows in shallow water along the edges of lakes, streams and marshes.[3][4][5][6]

Sagittaria cristata is a perennial herb up to 75 cm (30 inches) tall. Leaves are flat, long and narrow, not lobed, up to 40 cm (16 inches) long. Flowers are white.[3][7]


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