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Autumnal Water-starwort - Callitriche hermaphroditica

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Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR
C-value: 6


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General Description
Plants usually wholly submerged. Stems 5–20 cm. Leaves linear, 5–10 mm long, not joined together around the stem. Flowers solitary in leaf axils; bracteoles absent. Fruit 1–2 mm long, round in outline, sometimes with narrowly winged margins at the apex (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Circumboreal south to CA, NM, NE, MN and VT (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 99

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Habitat
Shallow water of ponds, lakes, slow streams; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp.
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