Callitriche palustris

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCallitrichaceaeCallitricheCallitriche palustris

Ecology

An annual or possibly perennial herb, which was discovered growing on clay in the dry bed of a turlough in Co. Galway in 1999. In Europe it is recorded from ephemeral water bodies, particularly lakes with marked water level fluctuations, temporary pools and rutted tracks, and is most frequent as a terrestrial form on wet mud. Lowland.

Status

Native

World Distribution

Circumpolar Boreal-temperate element.

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004690