The radially symmetrical flowers are in whorls of 3 on leafless stalks, and have 3 sepals and 3 roundish petals. The long-stemmed basal leaves are often arrowhead-shaped. Found in swamps, streams and other wet or muddy areas. The family is a small one with only about 80 species.

Flower This family contains flowers.

Arrowhead, Broad-leaved/ Duck Potato/ Wapato Sagittaria latifolia
Water-Plantain Alisma triviale