Callitriche stagnalis (Common water-starwort) Index. Photo Carl Farmer 20 Sep 2001 Portree, Skye: Common in pools, ditches and on wet mud. suppliers. (Common water-starwort) Toolbox. Callitrichaceae – Water-starwort family Genus: Callitriche L. – water-starwort Species: Callitriche palustris L. – vernal water-starwort Subordinate Taxa. They are: This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects. The fruits of large water starwort are nearly as wide as they are long (no more than 1 mm longer than … It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. Water-starwort. This species occurs in mesotrophic lakes, canals and gravel-pits. Fruit as long as wide, winged lobes. Generally disease free. Callitriche can be terrestrial or aquatic perennials with slender stems bearing linear or spoon-shaped leaves and minute flowers in summer, useful oxygenating plants for ponds, Details 222879/SC038262, If you enter just a plant name, you will see results from the old RHS Plant Finder and Selector databases. Recording the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland. Callitriche stagnalis is a perennial aquatic vascular plant species. Callitriche stagnalis (Common Water Starwort) is a species of perennial herb in the family Plantaginaceae. Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience. Datasheet. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 193 of the 617 tetrads. Submerged or terrestrial plant with stems up to 60 cm long, submerged leaves are narrowly elliptical, floating leaves often 6 in a rosette, broadly elliptical to rounded, pale green, usually with 5 veins. Relatively little is known of the biology of this species, other than that it requires maintenance of wetland hydrology. Range: Common water starwort is a native plant species. Plant range Annual Cycle: Common water starwort is an annual that reproduces by seed and stem fragments. common water starwort, Synonyms stagnalis, Family Callitriche stagnalis is: Semi evergreen. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets, Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing, Ultimate height Native. the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9, Other common names Try an advanced search, RHS Registered Charity no. Terrestrial forms with smaller and thicker leaves, with the plant growing much shorter, just a few centimeters. Water Starwort (Callitriche) native, oxygenating plant. Habit. The pale green leaves are linear where submerged and form pretty, starry masses where they reach the surface. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location. All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Common Water-starwort: Callitriche stagnalis agg. Join It is currently of most concern in Victoria, where it is seen as a potential threat to one or more indigenous vegetation formations, and is thought to be competing with … Common Water Starwort Callitriche stagnalis. Range: Most of Europe, including Britain, north to Finland and N. E. Russia. We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records. This is an annual herb rooting to the substrate in shallow water or in mud alongside water bodies. Description. RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team. Terrestrial forms with smaller and thicker leaves, with the plant growing much shorter, just a few centimeters. Aquatic annual/perennial. Common water-starwort (Callitriche stagnalis) is regarded as an environmental weed in Western Australia and Victoria. This aquatic species was probably originally introduced as an aquarium plant, but is now a widespread weed of freshwater wetlands, slow-moving waterways, lakes, dams, drains and artificial water bodies in the temperate regions of Australia. A sample is best taken around July time. Flowers in the axils of rosette leaves only, solitary 1 male and 1 female together. Still or slow moving water (occasionally in faster water) often in ponds. Flower. Up to 10 cm, Ultimate spread Producing delicate and subtle green flowers in the summer and remaining green throughout the year, the Starwort is a … This is a non-regulated category. Common water-starwort; no available data on additional associated species. If a specimen is not available the record should be submitted as Callitriche agg. Fun facts: Water Starwort is water pollinated.It also buries its seeds in the drying mud. Common name: Water Starwort. It is associated with freshwater habitat. RHS Garden Hyde Hall Spring and Orchid Show, Free entry to RHS members at selected Plantaginaceae, Genus Other common names common water starwort. Seeds are mature by mid to late summer. If you select any attributes with or without a plant name, you will see a much narrower selection of results taken only from the old RHS Plant Selector database. Botanical Source.—This plant is a small aquatic annual herb, which floats upon the water, the stem being 1 or 2 feet in length, and composed of 2 tubes, simple or branched. Enter a town or village to see local records, Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data) Survey Methods. 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