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Callitriche heterophylla ssp. heterophylla

Callitriche heterophylla Pursh ssp. heterophylla

Two-headed Water-starwort, Varied-leaved Water-starwort, Diverse-leaved Water-starwort

Callitrichaceae (Water-Starwort Family)

Synonym(s): Callitriche anceps, Callitriche heterophylla var. heterophylla


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Inflorescence: Axillary
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AK , AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS
Native Habitat: Fresh water aquatic, wetlands, riparian, slow moving water.

Growing Conditions

Aquatic: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Callitriche heterophylla ssp. heterophylla in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Callitriche heterophylla ssp. heterophylla in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Callitriche heterophylla ssp. heterophylla


Record Modified: 2015-12-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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