What is another word for umbrella arum?
6 synonyms found
[ ʌmbɹˈɛləɹ ˈaɹəm], [ ʌmbɹˈɛləɹ ˈaɹəm], [ ʌ_m_b_ɹ_ˈɛ_l_ə_ɹ ˈa_ɹ_ə_m]
The umbrella arum plant, also known as Peltandra virginica, is a native aquatic herbaceous perennial that thrives in wetlands, ponds, and shallow waters. It is characterized by its unique umbrella-like cluster of leaves that form a canopy around the flowers. While "umbrella arum" is the most common name, there are several synonyms used to refer to this plant. These include green arrow arum, tuckahoe, bog onion, and duck-potato. The plant is also called "swamp lily" due to the appearance of its flowers, which resemble those of true lilies. Regardless of the name used, the umbrella arum is an important plant for wetland conservation and provides habitat for a wide range of aquatic animals.