Natural Shore Technologies
Using ecology to restore land and water
Arrowhead, also known as duck potato, is an emergent plant that grows in colonies in shallow lakes and wetlands. It has large arrowhead-shaped leaves and flowering stalks with white flowers. The thin white roots produce large edible white tubers covered with a purplish skin. Beavers, porcupines, and muskrats eat all parts of the plant. Arrowhead is tolerant of polluted waters with high phosphate levels.
full sun to partial sun
2 – 3.5 ft.
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