Taxon  Report   7769 
Stellaria borealis  Bigelow  ssp. sitchana  (Steudel) Piper
Boreal Starwort, Sitka starwort, northern starwort
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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Bloom Period
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Stellaria
Parent Record Stellaria borealis.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 22, 2014).

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