Taxon  Report   7776 
Stellaria media  (L.) Villars
Chickweed,  common chickweed
Stellaria media , a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Stellaria media
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Stellaria media
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Stellaria
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Stellaria media  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (STME2)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2014).

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