Callitriche verna L.
FamilyCallitrichaceae — APG family: Plantaginaceae
DescriptionStem floating in water or more or less prostrate, creeping on mud; lower leaves linear-lanceolate to linear, later developing upper leaves broadly spatulate to ovate, finally forming floating rosettes; fruit sessile, obovate, longer than broad, narrower toward base, wingless or narrowly winged at summit; styles erect, shorter than the ripe fruit, in age arcuate, reflexed, soon falling off.
EcologyShallow water, mud. Described from Sweden.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.