Sagittaria trifoli

Sagittaria trifolia

  • Sagittaria trifoli
  • Sagittaria trifoli
  • Sagittaria trifoli
  • Sagittaria trifoli
  • Flower name
    Sagittaria trifoli
  • Scientific name
    Sagittaria trifolia
  • AliasArrowhead, Sagittaria trifolia, 面高
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringWetlands, River, pond, Rice paddies
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September

What is Sagittaria trifoli

Sagittaria trifoli, Arrowhead,or Omodaka, (scientific name: Sagittaria trifolia), is an aquatic plant of the family Alismataceae, which is native to China. It grows wild in swamps around Japan. The distinctive arrowhead type leaf is initially linear, but as it grows, the tip becomes pointed and arrowhead shaped. It is a male and female strain. In summer, white small three-petaled flowers come in bloom. It is mainly used in aquariums as ornamental aquatic plants. {Sagittaria trifolia 'Caerulea' is a cultivar of Sagittaria trifoli with tuberous root enlargement.

Common name:Sagittaria trifoli, Arrowhead,or Omodaka, Scientific name: Sagittaria trifolia L., Place of Origin: China, Habitat Distribution: All over Japan, Living Environment: Wetland such as paddy field, marsh, Plant height: 30-50 cm, Living type: Aquatic plant, female sex, Leaf shape: Linear → sharp tip Arrowhead type, leaf length: 60 cm, flowering stage: August to September, flower color: white, number of petals: 3, piece: seed: oval with wings, use: houseplant.


  • Order
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Alismataceae
  • Genus
    Sagittaria
  • Species
    S. trifoli
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    3-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    Arrowhead shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeaquatic plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 2.0 cm

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