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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Callitriche stagnalis   FAMILY Plantaginaceae   Go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Callitriche stagnalis   FAMILY Callitrichaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pond Water-starwort, European waterstarwort


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Callitriche stagnalis   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Callitriche stagnalis   FAMILY Callitrichaceae

 

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4134

Aquatic with submersed, emersed, and floating leaves; Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: Europe /possibly native in some areas

Habitat: Ponds, stagnant water, wet soil, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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LEAVES:
Simple - dimorphic
Opposite. Floating rosettes of spatulate leaves & submersed linear leaves
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Summer
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
1 stamen in staminate flowers
Superior ovary

FRUIT:

 

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