Irish wildflowers




Common Water-starwort / Mud Water-starwort
Callitriche stagnalis
Réiltín uisce
Family: Callitrichaceae

Flowering time: May-September. Aquatic annual/perennial. Native.

Minute petal-less green flowers with bright yellow stamens. Fruit as long as wide, winged lobes. Short-stalked bright-green oval leaves. Upper leaves in floating rosettes. Weak stems.

Frequent. Still or slow moving water, ditches, ponds, lake margins.
Also grows on mud and wet tracks.

Similar: Blinks, Montia Fontana
     
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