Vernal Water Starwort - Callitriche palustris
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Plants mainly submerged. Stems 3–30 cm. Leaves joined together around the stem; submerged leaves linear, 5–25 mm long; floating leaves oblong, to 4 mm wide. Flowers usually 1 male and 1 female per bracteate axil. Fruit elliptic, ca. 1 mm wide, >1 mm long; narrowly winged above (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Circumboreal through much of North America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.