Taxon  Report   7777 
Stellaria nitens  Nutt.
Smooth chickweed,  shining chickweed, shiny chickweed
Stellaria nitens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Stellaria nitens
© 2007 Keir Morse
Stellaria nitens
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Stellaria
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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(according to)

PLANTS: Stellaria praecox
 Information about  Stellaria nitens  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (STNI)

Nursery availability on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 04, 2015).

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