Water Plantain or Arrowhead family

FORM aquatic herbs growing in wet mud or sand

Genera       13             

Species  90  about 24(Gray); 16 (B&B) species in NE43

Distribution northern hemisphere

Flowers Showy often in whorls of three.

#Parts   3 sepal like, 3 petal like, 6 or more stamens    Perfect or unisexual

Symmetry Regular

Leaves long stalked often with arrow-shaped blades others vary from oval to long narrow.