Sagittaria latifolia

Common name: Common Arrowhead

Native plant

Common Arrowhead is an emergent wetland species, growing in standing and slow moving water or constant wet soil.  It produces large racemes of very showy white flowers with yellow centers.  Blooming period is mid to late summer and can last 1 to 3 months. Plants are stoloniferous and will form large colonies under ideal growing conditions. 


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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period


Urban environment

Yards that Flood

Growth form

Colonizing / Spreading, Rhizomatous/stoloniferous

Growth rate


Flower color



Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
1 Feet
Max height
3 Feet
Max width
3 Feet

Additional information

Pollinator hot spot Rain garden suited

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