Irish wildflowers

Arrowhead, Sagittaria sagittifolia



Arrowhead
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.

     

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