Sagittaria latifolia, PA Ecotype
Duck Potato, PA Ecotype
The seeds and tubers provide food for waterfowl, songbirds, wading birds, muskrats and beavers.
General Product Information:
Item Number: SAGLAT01
Species Type: Native
Grasses & Grass-like Species, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: An ornamental wetland species that produces large underground tubers; spike-like three petaled flowers.
Habitat: Swamps, wet shores, shallow water of ponds and streams.
Bloom Period: July to early September
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 18 in
pH: 4.7 – 8.9
Pollinator Value: Low
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 67,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 10.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine