Callitriche palustris L.

Swamp Water-starwort

Sp. Pl. 969 (1753) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Uncertain

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

HNF, HSF, OtP, VVP, *CVU, *MonT, *MuF, *NIS, *SnM, *VAlp, *VRiv.

Five varieties; one variety, Callitriche palustris var. palustris, in Victoria. Profile provided under variety.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1999). Callitrichaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-04-18
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Lamiales
genus Callitriche
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Callitriche palustris in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Callitriche palustris in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present uncertain
Victorian Riverina present introduced
Murray Fans present introduced
Otway Plain present uncertain
Central Victorian Uplands present introduced
Northern Inland Slopes present introduced
Highlands-Southern Fall present uncertain
Highlands-Northern Fall present uncertain
Monaro Tablelands present introduced
Victorian Alps present introduced
Snowy Mountains present introduced

State distribution

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New South Wales