Parts of the Broadleaf Arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia) can be consumed by humans. Interestingly, the plant has white male flowers and female flowers that are green orbs. Wikipedia quote – Male flowers are easily distinguished from female due to the dissimilarity The plant’s leaves are the shape of an arrowhead which is the inspiration for the common name.
Photo taken in late August in a protected wetland in Macon County in the small town of Franklin, North Carolina, USA.
Roxio Photosuite 10, Canon PowerShot SX20 IS f/5.7 1/320s ISO-160 100mm
© Jean Gregory Evans
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