Calflora
Taxon  Report   7770    
Stellaria calycantha  (Ledeb.) Bong.
Northern bogwort,  Northern starwort
Stellaria calycantha
© 2013 Dylan Neubauer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Stellaria calycantha
© 2015 Steve Matson
Stellaria calycantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Stellaria calycantha
© 2015 Steve Matson
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Stellaria
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alsine calycantha
PLANTS: Alsine simcoei
PLANTS: Stellaria borealis var. simcoei
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More information about  Stellaria calycantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (STCA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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