Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Callitrichaceae, Water Starwort family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Waterstar, Common Water-starwort, Two-headed Water-starwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Callitriche heterophylla var. heterophylla   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Callitriche heterophylla ssp. heterophylla   FAMILY: Callitrichaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Callitriche heterophylla 109-01-001   FAMILY: Callitrichaceae


Look for it in pools, slow-moving streams, ditches

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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Common Name: Pond Water-starwort, European waterstarwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Callitriche stagnalis   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae
(?) PLANTS National Database: Callitriche stagnalis   FAMILY: Callitrichaceae


Look for it in ponds, stagnant water, wet soil


Non-native: Europe /possibly native in some areas


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