Project Description

One of about 30 species of similar looking plants with an arrowhead shaped leaf. Leaf has many uniform veins originating from the center and curving toward the margin. White, 3 petal flower arranged at the end of a thick stalk separate from the leaf.

Forms dense colonies on wet soil that become more open as the water deepens. Has a high affinity for rich phosphate soils and hard water. A favorite food for beavers and muskrats.

Control is effectively obtained through the use of contact aquatic herbicides.