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Sagittaria latifolia Willd.
Broadleaf arrowhead, common arrowhead, duck potato

Sagittaria latifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann

Family: Alismataceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Widespread in North America, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Sagittaria latifolia has been found in the following 15 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Holey Land Wildlife Management Area Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native, Cultivated Only
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Sagittaria latifolia has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Sagittaria latifolia has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Swale

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Sagittaria latifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Sagittaria latifolia
Copyright by: Susan Trammell