Callitriche terrestris

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPlantaginaceae
Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
GenusCallitriche
Species:Callitriche terrestris Raf.
Common NameTerrestrial Water Starwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: DRU; Natural Area Presence: FCFSP; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Schizocarp; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Callitriche austinii Callitriche austinii
Callitriche deflexa var. austinii Callitriche deflexa var. austinii
Callitriche deflexa var. subsessilis Callitriche deflexa var. subsessilis Fassett

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bath (KY), Boone (KY), Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Logan (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Oldham (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Carroll (TN), Coffee (TN), Gibson (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Macon (TN), Madison (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Weakley (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK, MDKY, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1948 - 2003

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100346962 Madison Kentucky 18 Oct 1994 Gary W. Libby
OB-907
EKY
Callitriche terrestris
31234100346970 Rockcastle Kentucky 08 Jul 1993 Gary W. Libby
114
EKY
Callitriche terrestris
31234100346954 Bath Kentucky 02 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6703
EKY
Callitriche terrestris
BEREA017916 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Callitriche terrestris
BEREA017919 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Callitriche terrestris
BEREA017917 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Callitriche terrestris
BEREA017918 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Callitriche terrestris
31973000008010 Laurel Kentucky
KNK
Callitriche terrestris
31973000007942 Kenton Kentucky 12 Jun 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
307
KNK
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139498 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139497 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139499 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139493 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139491 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139501 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139490 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139494 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139495 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139502 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
UCHT018466 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0010245 Stewart Tennessee 25 Aug 1966
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0058521 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0069852 Logan Kentucky 24 Apr 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0010236 Christian Kentucky 29 May 1994 Sallie Noel
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0019045 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0010239 Montgomery Tennessee 16 Jun 1982 Edward Chester
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0010243 Rutherford Tennessee 30 Apr 2003 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0077571 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0010238 Montgomery Tennessee 21 May 1993 Edward Chester
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0010244 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0118059 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0010242 Shelby Tennessee
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
BEREA025880 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Callitriche terrestris
31973000007941 Boone Kentucky 03 Jun 1978 Thieret, John
50379
KNK
Callitriche terrestris
31973000008009 Logan Kentucky
KNK
Callitriche terrestris
31973000007943 Campbell Kentucky 01 Jun 1978 Thieret, John
50358
KNK
Callitriche terrestris
MDKY00008470 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Callitriche terrestris
MDKY00008463 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139492 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139500 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
TENN-V-0139496 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0010241 Montgomery Tennessee 21 May 1948 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
APSC0010237 Montgomery Tennessee 19 May 1999 Edward Chester
APSC
Callitriche terrestris
UCHT040469 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Callitriche terrestris
BEREA025879 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Callitriche terrestris
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Callitriche terrestris - Theo Witsell
Callitriche terrestris - Theo Witsell