A picture of a Common water starwort

Common water starwort

Callitriche stagnalis

Also known as

Water starwort

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

10cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Common water starwort Overview

An annual or perennial aquatic native to Britain & N. Europe bearing whitish green flowers. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe. STEM: Submerged or low-growing. ROOT: Fibrous; stems root. HAIRS: Absent STIPULES: Absent LEAF-STALK: Shorter than blade. BRACTS: 2, curved FLOWER STALK: Shorter than flower. SEPALS: Absent PETALS: Absent STAMENS: 1 STIGMA: 2; styles curved. OVARY: 1, 4-celled SEEDS: 4, winged.

Other uses of Common water starwort

Aquatic, marshes.