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Re: Radican Sword or Saggitaria?
> Last week I yanked 3 Echinodorus cordifolius
> ("Radican sword") from the shore of a local lake;
> they were grosing quite emersed.
Are you sure that's an Echinodorus? That looks an
awful lot like a Saggitaria or Pondeteria to me,
especially the flowers. I have one of each in my pond
out back. I don't have any pictures of mine for
The plants love their roots in muck. The fouler, the
better, it seems. One member of the Pontederia genus
is called 'Duck Potato,' forming a starchy tuber
that's edible and which served as a food source for
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