Arrow arum (Peltandra virginica), with Phragmites (Phragmites australis) in the background. Phragmites is an introduced/exotic plant, while arrow arum is a native. Arrow arum is also known as

Arrow arum and Phragmites

Arrow arum (Peltandra virginica), with Phragmites (Phragmites australis) in the background. Phragmites is an introduced/exotic plant, while arrow arum is a native. Arrow arum is also known as "tuckahoe" and was a Native American food source. This photo was taken along the upper Patuxent River during the annual Patuxent Sojourn paddle.

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Author(s)Jane Thomas
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2009-06-22
AlbumFlora > Marsh/Wetlands
TypePhoto
Dimensions3264 x 2448
Filesize5 MB
Number of Downloads24
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Thomas, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)