Arrowhead

Common Name Arrowhead
Scientific Name Sagittaria sagittifolia
Family Aquatic Plants
Interest
3
Description Occurs in still, or very slow moving, fresh water so it can be found in ponds and along the edges of slow moving rivers
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Flower white

Leaf

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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Trailway (Sturminster Newton)

Wareham Common - West

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Trailway (Sturminster Newton)

Troublefield Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
3

Shapwick

Open Access
2

Riverside Meadows Nature Reserve

Sturminster Mill

Open Access
2
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
S16

Sagittaria sagittifolia [Arrow-head] swamp

F2

Water Margin & Inundation Vegetation

F1

Swamp

The number of records for each month for this species; it gives an idea of the best time to see it (although for plants this does not necessarily mean it was in flower):
Month No of Records
06: June 1
07: July 1
08: August 2
These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Riverside Meadows Nature Reserve

Present

28-07-13
Shapwick

Present

06-08-13
Sturminster Mill

Scarce

10-06-17
Trailway (Sturminster Newton)
Trailway (Sturminster Newton) Present
Troublefield Nature Reserve

Present

05-08-14
Wareham Common - West Present