Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Callitriche terrestris Rafinesque. Terrestrial Water-starwort. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Clay-pan areas, streambanks, ditches, low fields, wet paths. Dist: MA to KS, south to GA, TX, and Mexico.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, FNA17, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, Crow & Hellquist (2000a), Lansdown (2009); = Callitriche deflexa – RAB, Fassett (1951); = Callitriche terrestris ssp. terrestris – Mo3; > Callitriche deflexa var. austinii – F, G

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image of plant© Paul Marcum source