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giant arrowhead
Sagittaria montevidensis
Sagittaria montevidensis
giant arrowhead arrowheads
Sagittaria montevidensis Alismataceae
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English common names
  •giant arrowhead
  •California arrowhead
  •hooded arrowhead
Spanish common names
  •saeta argentina
  •flecha de agua
  •seta de Montevideo.
accepted scientific name
  •Sagittaria montevidensis Cham. & Schltdl.
rules for finding collection records
  •Sagittaria calycina (0)
  •Sagittaria montevidensis (419)
family name
Image Author: ©2005 Eric Hunt
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Three petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.4 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to the Americas

How Likely at this Location (72%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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