Sagittaria latifolia, PA Ecotype (Duck Potato, PA Ecotype) bloom
Sagittaria latifolia, PA Ecotype (Duck Potato, PA Ecotype) seed

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
Product Categories:
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
Midwest: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: No
Salt: No

Seed Information:

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



Price: $330.00/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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