Water-starwort agg. - Callitriche agg.

Description

Records for Water-starworts cannot be determined to species level from photographs. The County Recorder has asked for a specimen of this plant to be retained for verification preferably collected around July time when seeding.  Any records not identified by an expert from specimen should be enteed on the aggregate page.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

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

When to see it

Flowers April to September.

Life History

Perennial.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain as an aggregate.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent as an aggregate in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map