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Fam.: Caryophyllaceae / Campion Fam.      

Synon.:  Stellaria aquatica  (L.) SCOP.

Genus:  Myosoton  MOENCH,  Stellaria  L.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
   MOENCH:  Conrad Moench (1744 - 1805), chemist and botanist from Marburg (Germany)
   SCOP.:  Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723 - 1788), Tyrolian physician and naturalist
 

Etymology:
   Myosoton:   myos = mouse, otis = ear
   aquaticum:   growing in or at water
   Stellaria:   stella = star
   aquatica:   growing in or at water
 

Myosoton aquaticum and the very similar looking Wood Stitchwort Stellaria nemorum can be distinguished by the number of styles in the flower: Myosoton aquaticum has five, Stellaria nemorum only three styles.

 

Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Fig. 1:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Fig. 2:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Fig. 3:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Fig. 4:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Fig. 5:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Friedberg 26.8.2006
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Bad Nauheim 19.9.2012
Fig. 6:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Bad Nauheim 19.9.2012
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Bad Nauheim 19.9.2012
Fig. 7:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Bad Nauheim 19.9.2012
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Dinkelsbühl 9.10.2009
Fig. 8:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Dinkelsbühl 9.10.2009
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Laudenbach am Main 17.9.2016
Fig. 9:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Laudenbach am Main 17.9.2016
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Laudenbach am Main 17.9.2016
Fig. 10:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Laudenbach am Main 17.9.2016
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Laudenbach am Main 17.9.2016
Fig. 11:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Laudenbach am Main 17.9.2016
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Ludwigshafen 1.9.2022
Fig. 12:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Ludwigshafen 1.9.2022
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Pfalz, Speyer 19.10.2018
Fig. 13:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Pfalz, Speyer 19.10.2018
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Pfalz, Speyer 19.10.2018
Fig. 14:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Pfalz, Speyer 19.10.2018
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Pfalz, Speyer 19.10.2018
Fig. 15:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
D Pfalz, Speyer 19.10.2018
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Bahlingen am Kaiserstuhl 24.9.2021
Fig. 16:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed (on river shore)
D Bahlingen am Kaiserstuhl 24.9.2021
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Bahlingen am Kaiserstuhl 24.9.2021
Fig. 17:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed (on river shore)
D Bahlingen am Kaiserstuhl 24.9.2021
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Bahlingen am Kaiserstuhl 24.9.2021
Fig. 18:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed (on river shore)
D Bahlingen am Kaiserstuhl 24.9.2021
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, D Bahlingen am Kaiserstuhl 24.9.2021
Fig. 19:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed (on river shore)
D Bahlingen am Kaiserstuhl 24.9.2021
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, F Sundgau 6.10.2009
Fig. 20:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
F Sundgau 6.10.2009
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, F Montsegur 15.8.2006
Fig. 21:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
F Montsegur 15.8.2006
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, F Montsegur 15.8.2006
Fig. 22:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
F Montsegur 15.8.2006
Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed, GR Zagoria, Vikos - Gorge 15.5.2008
Fig. 23:  Myosoton aquaticum / Water Chickweed
GR Zagoria, Vikos - Gorge 15.5.2008

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