EPPO Global Database

Sagittaria latifolia(SAGLT)

Code created in: 2002-02-14

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


Canada, USA (west coast, midwest and east, Hawaii), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest, Bolivia). Introduced in western Europe, southern Russia, Himalayas

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