EPPO Global Database

Sagittaria latifolia(SAGLT)

Last modification: 2002-02-14

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SAGLT
  • Preferred name: Sagittaria latifolia
  • Authority: Willdenow


North America, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest and centre). Introduced in parts of Europe, Himalayas, Pacific Islands

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Listed as a wild invasive non-native plant in Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (England and Wales)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Sagittaria obtusa Willdenow

Common names
Name Language
šípatka širolistá Czech
breitblättriges Pfeilkraut German
gemeines Pfeilkraut German
broad-leaf arrowhead English
common arrowhead English
duck potato English
duck-potato English
tule potato English
wapato English
flèche d'eau French
sagittaire à larges feuilles French
sagittaire commune French
széleslevelű nyílfű Hungarian
erba saetta Italian
freccia d'acqua Italian
palline Italian
sagittaria americana Italian
breed pijlkruid Dutch
serpentstong Dutch
zwaluwstaart Dutch
šípovka Slovak
bredpilblad Swedish