Callitriche terrestris

Rafinesque
Med. Repos., hexade 2, 5: 358. 1808.
Common names: Terrestrial water-starwort
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 54. Mentioned on page 49, 50.

Leaves connate at base, obovate-oblanceolate to spatulate, 1.5–3.9 × 0.8–1.4(–1.5) mm, 2+-veined. Stem and leaf scales present. Inflorescences: bracts absent. Pedicels 0.4–0.6 mm in fruit. Flowers usually solitary or 1 staminate and 1 pistillate opposed by 1 pistillate; styles deflexed; pollen yellow. Schizocarps (0.5–)0.6–0.7(–0.8) × (0.5–)0.8–1 mm, shorter than wide; mericarps black, not swollen, winged only at apex, wings straight, 0.01–0.03 mm wide. 2n = 10.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jul(–Aug), Nov–Dec.
Habitat: Seasonally wet hollows, damp soils, cultivated fields, rocky grounds, paths, tracks, sandy bars.
Elevation: 0–600 m.

Distribution

N.B., Ark., Conn., D.C., Ill., Ind., Kans., Ky., La., Mass., Miss., Mo., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Pa., Tenn., Tex., Va., Mexico, Central America, South America, introduced in Asia (China, Japan).

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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Richard V. Lansdown +
Rafinesque +
Terrestrial water-starwort +
N.B. +, Ark. +, Conn. +, D.C. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Mass. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Va. +, Mexico +, Central America +, South America +, introduced in Asia (China +  and Japan). +
0–600 m. +
Seasonally wet hollows, damp soils, cultivated fields, rocky grounds, paths, tracks, sandy bars. +
Flowering Apr–Jul(–Aug), Nov–Dec. +
Med. Repos., hexade +
Callitriche terrestris +
Callitriche +
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