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Callitriche palustris Linnaeus. Swamp Water-starwort. Phen: Mar-Sep. Hab: Ponds, lakes, stagnant streams, wet soil. Dist: Circumboreal, in North America south to VA, WV, IL, TX, and CA; South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: The nomenclatural debate between C. palustris and C. verna is difficult to resolve.

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA17, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, S, S13, Va, Crow & Hellquist (2000a), Lansdown (2009); = Callitriche verna L. – G, GrPl, Il, Tx, W, Fassett (1951)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily: 8

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image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce Sorrie | Original Image ⭷

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