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Connecticut Plants
Engelmann's Arrowhead (Acid-water Arrowhead)
Sagittaria engelmanniana J.G. Sm.
  • Family: arrowhead (Alismataceae)
  • Habitat: bogs, ponds, and streams with acid water
  • Height: 8-30 inches
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: August to September
  • Origin: native
Sagittaria engelmanniana J.G. Sm.
Sagittaria engelmanniana J.G. Sm.

Engelmann's arrowhead, like many arrowheads, has separate male and female flowers. The flowers above are female (pistillate) flowers. The image to the left shows a male (staminate) flower.