Sagittaria platyphylla

Family Alismataceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [Weeds of National Significance; NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesArrow-head, Arrowhead, Delta Arrowhead, Grassy Arrowhead, Sagittaria, Slender Arrowhead
SynonymsSagittaria graminea Michx.; Sagittaria graminea subsp. platyphylla S.W.L.Jacobs; Sagittaria graminea var. platyphylla Engelm.; Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbiana Bogin; Sagittaria graminea var. weatherbyana (Fernald) Bogin; Sagittaria mohrii J.G.Sm. ex C.Mohr; Sagittaria recurva Engelm. ex Patt.; Sagittaria recurva Patt.; Sagittaria weatherbiana Fernald
Growth formAquatic, Herb
Seed dispersal morphologyWing/Achene/Pappus, Hydrochorous
Maximum height (m)1.5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America
Exotic range (Australia)WA, SA, QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC
Exotic range (other)Europe, Pacific Ocean Islands
Habitat types (exotic)Water bodies, Wetlands, Agricultural land, Urban areas, gardens and parks
Soil type (exotic)Aquatic
Decade of introduction1950

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 30183624362643824
RCP 8.5 2050 30182814222843424
RCP 8.5 2070 30182614202863624

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2050 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2070 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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Further Information