Taxon  Report   7771 
Stellaria crispa  Cham. & Schldl.
Curled starwort,  Ruffled starwort
Stellaria crispa
© 2012 Jean Pawek
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Stellaria crispa
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Stellaria crispa
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Stellaria crispa, 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 crispa
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Stellaria
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks, meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Alsine crispa
PLANTS: Stellaria borealis var. crispa
More information about  Stellaria crispa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 23, 2016).

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