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Sagittaria graminea Michx. var. graminea
Grassy arrowhead

Family: Alismataceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Widespread in North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida


SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Assumed to be Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Sagittaria graminea var. graminea available from :

Sagittaria graminea var. graminea has been found in the following 21 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Biscayne National Park Reported
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Cholee Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Cypress Knee Slough Preserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Homestead Bayfront Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Okeeheelee Park Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native

Sagittaria graminea var. graminea has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Sagittaria graminea var. graminea has been found in the following 6 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Marl Prairie
Strand Swamp
Wet Flatwoods