Sagittaria sanfordii

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Sagittaria sanfordii
Sagittaria sanfordii
Sagittaria sanfordii

Species Name: Sagittaria sanfordii
Common Name: Sanford's Arrowhead

Good for setting on a self inside a pond. Place the soil level at water line. Huge cana-like leaves and spectacular white flower with yellow centers in the summer on 2-4' foot stalks. Extirpated from southern California, and mostly extirpated from the Central Valley. Threatened by grazing, development, and channel alteration.

Plant Family: Alismataceae
Plant Type: Perennial, aquatic
Height by Width: 3-5' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Sandy Loam to Clay
Water Requirements: Lives in water and very moist areas
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: White with Yellow center
Endangered?: RED List 1B.2 CNPS listed as "Endangered"
Distribution: North Coast (Del Norte Co.), Great Central Valley (where mostly extirpated), n South Coast (Ventura Co.)
Natural Habitat: Ponds and ditches

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