Callitriche hamulata s.l.

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCallitrichaceaeCallitricheCallitriche hamulata s.l.


These perennial herbs grow in both deep, still water and fast-flowing rivers, particularly in acidic, oligotrophic water. They may be annual in temporary water bodies, such as pools, ditches and reservoir edges. 0?915 m (Sgurr na Lapaich, Easterness).



World Distribution

C. hamulata sens. lat. has a European Wide-temperate distribution; it also occurs in Greenland and as an alien in Australasia.

Atlas Change Index: 1.12

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.