: a genus of aquatic herbs (family Alismataceae) of temperate and tropical regions having basal often sagittate or hastate leaves and scapose flowers with 3 sepals and 3 deciduous white petals see arrowhead, wapatoo

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New Latin, from Latin sagitta + New Latin -aria

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“Sagittaria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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