Taxon  Report   7769 
Stellaria borealis  Bigelow  ssp. sitchana  (Steudel) Piper
Boreal starwort,  Northern starwort, Sitka starwort
Stellaria borealis ssp. sitchana
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Stellaria borealis ssp. sitchana
© 2015 Aaron Arthur
Stellaria borealis ssp. sitchana
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Stellaria borealis ssp. sitchana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Stellaria borealis ssp. sitchana
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Genus: Stellaria
Parent Record Stellaria borealis
Northern Coastal Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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PLANTS: Alsine bongardiana
PLANTS: Stellaria sitchana var. bongardiana
PLANTS: Stellaria calycantha var. sitchana
PLANTS: Stellaria calycantha var. bongardiana
PLANTS: Stellaria brachypetala var. bongardiana
PLANTS: Stellaria borealis var. sitchana
PLANTS: Stellaria borealis var. bongardiana
PLANTS: Stellaria borealis ssp. bongardiana
PLANTS: Stellaria bongardiana
PLANTS: Alsine brachypetala
PLANTS: Stellaria sitchana
More information about  Stellaria borealis ssp. sitchana
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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