Intermediate Water-starwort - Callitriche hamulata

    Alt Name
    Callitriche brutia var. hamulata

    The species has long, parallel-sided submerged leaves. It has tiny inconspicuous green flowers and fruits.

    Identification difficulty

    Aquatic and terrestrial usually in or near ponds, ditches, still or slow moving water.

    When to see it

    Flowers April to September.

    Life History


    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain, particularly in south eastern England.

    VC55 Status

    Noted from over 20 localities in Leicestershire and Rutland, and probably under recorded in VC55. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 13 of the 617 tetrads.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map