Plants of the Castlemaine District

Common Starwort - introduced (*Callitriche stagnalis)

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Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain family),

Native of Europe.

Occurrence: Uncommon. Grows in water. It is an environmental weed.


Starwort (*Callitriche brutea) is similar but has, beside the oval leaves, long narrow leaves. It also grows in water.

1: Common Starwort, Wendouree. 2: Enlargement of photo 1.