Taxon  Report   7777 
Stellaria nitens  Nutt.
Shining chickweed,  Shiny chickweed, Smooth chickweed
Stellaria nitens
© 2010 Barry Breckling
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Stellaria nitens
© 2005 Keir Morse
Stellaria nitens
© 2005 Keir Morse
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
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Stellaria
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Stellaria praecox
More information about  Stellaria nitens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 05, 2016).

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