Taxon  Report   1259 
Callitriche marginata  Torrey
California water starwort,  Winged water starwort
Callitriche marginata
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Callitriche marginata
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Callitriche marginata
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Callitriche marginata, a dicot, is an annual herb (aquatic) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Callitriche marginata
© 2004 Vince Scheidt
Genus: Callitriche
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Callitriche sepulta
More information about  Callitriche marginata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2018).

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