Callitriche hermaphroditica L.
Family: Plantaginaceae
autumnal water-starwort,  more...
[Callitriche autumnalis L.]
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William S. Alverson  
Etymology: Callitriche: from the Greek calos, "beautiful," and trichos, "hair," because of the beautiful stems
Plants: annual, usually entirely submersed aquatic; stems fine; shallow roots
Leaves: all submersed leaves 1/4"-3/4" long, single veined, dark green
Flowers: 2-parted, minute, in the leaf axils
Fruits: round, winged capsule with a deep groove halving the fruit fruit drawing
Habitat: quiet water; in muddy, sandy soil
Conservation Status: Special Concern
Callitriche hermaphroditica image
Paul Skawinski  
Callitriche hermaphroditica image
Paul Skawinski  
Callitriche hermaphroditica image
Callitriche hermaphroditica image
Callitriche hermaphroditica image
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