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Sagittaria, genus Sagittaria(noun)
genus of aquatic herbs of temperate and tropical regions having sagittate or hastate leaves and white scapose flowers
Sagittaria is a genus of about 30 species of aquatic plants whose members go by a variety of common names, including arrowhead, duck potato, iz-ze-kn, katniss, kuwai, swan potato, tule potato, and wapato. Most are native to South, Central, and North America, but there are also some from Europe and Asia. The generic name means "belonging to an arrow" in Latin and refers to the shape of the leaves. The genus lies within the water plantain family, the Alismataceae.
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A plant genus of the family ALISMATACEAE that grows in salty marshes and is used for phytoremediation of oil spills. The unisexual flowers have 3 sepals and 3 petals. Members contain trifoliones (DITERPENES).
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