Sagittaria subulata

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAlismataceaeSagittariaSagittaria subulata


A stoloniferous perennial herb grown in gardens and naturalised in a single pond of shallow, acidic water on Shortheath Common (N. Hants.). Reproduction is by seed and vegetative spread. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of south-eastern N. America, and S. America (Colombia).

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

FNAEC (2000)
Preston CD, Croft JM
1997.  Aquatic plants in Britain and Ireland.