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Bulltongue arrowhead is an herbaceous perennial that can grow as tall as 6 feet.
The above ground portions grow from a coarse underground rhizome that serves as a storage organ. Petioles measure 18-20 inches and are attached to linear or oval blades that can be 8-14 inches in length.
Inflorescences present as large clusters of white flowers. Flowers are approximately 1-5 inches in diameter with three white petals and three small green sepals.
Bulltongue arrowhead grows in swamps and marshes and along the edges of shallow bodies of water.