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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 Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Waterstar, Common Water-starwort, Two-headed Water-starwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) 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


Habitat: Pools, slow-moving streams, ditches

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain (uncommon elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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Common Name: Pond Water-starwort, European water-starwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Callitriche stagnalis   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Callitriche stagnalis   FAMILY: Callitrichaceae


Habitat: Ponds, stagnant water, wet soil

Non-native: Europe /possibly native in some areas


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