Duck potato (Sagittaria latifolia)
The Duck potato is a broadleaf flowering plant with a particularly darker shade of green for leaves. Its flowers are white, but many will end up not blooming properly. The plant is found in freshwater at least six inches deep.
|Care||Known Problems||How to Harvest||Mature Size||Notes/Uses|
|The Duck potato is tolerant to both acidic and alkaline water but needs full exposure to the sun||Shallow waters and shade stunt its growth and keep buds from flowering||The Duck potato is harvested as a rhizome before its flowers have bloomed||Height: an average of 4 feet||The Duck potato takes minerals out of the water and sediment it grows in, reducing turbidity|