Irish wildflowers sitemap

Arrowhead, Sagittaria sagittifolia
Garden photographs

Sagittaria sagittifolia
Rinn saighde
Family: Alismataceae

Flowering time: July - August. Aquatic perennial. Native.

White flowers with purple spot at base of petals. Long-stalked, arrow-shaped aerial leaves. Floating oval-lanceolate leaves, linear submerged leaves. Height: 30-90cm.

Found in still or slow moving fresh water.
Occasional to locally frequent in most parts of Ireland.

Photographs are probably Canadian Pondweed, S. japonica

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