arrow arum


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Related to arrow arum: Peltandra virginica

arrow arum

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A perennial herb (Peltandra virginica) of eastern North American wetlands, having arrowhead-shaped leaves and an elongate, pointed spathe. Also called tuckahoe.
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Noun1.arrow arum - an aquatic plant of the genus Peltandraarrow arum - an aquatic plant of the genus Peltandra; North America
genus Peltandra, Peltandra - small genus of North American marsh or aquatic herbs
green arrow arum, Peltandra virginica, tuckahoe - perennial herb of the eastern United States having arrowhead-shaped leaves and an elongate pointed spathe and green berries
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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The slopes adjacent to the stream channel, for example, were planted with various oak species, black willow, red maple and elderberry while the wetlands area includes bulrush, arrow arum, wild rice, horsetail, arrowhead, water lilly, sago pondweed, water celery, duckweed and elodea.
Fungi do play a role, though not as dramatic a one, in pollination of the arrow arum, Peltandra virginica, notes Joseph M.