Taxon  Report   1259    
Callitriche marginata  Torr.
California water starwort,  Winged water starwort
Callitriche marginata
© 2004 Vince Scheidt
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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, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Callitriche marginata
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Callitriche
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
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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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).