Calflora
Taxon  Report   7780    
Stellaria umbellata  Turcz. ex Kar. & Kir.
Umbellate chickweed,  Umbrella starwort
Stellaria umbellata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Stellaria umbellata
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Stellaria umbellata
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Stellaria umbellata, 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 umbellata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Stellaria
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alsine baicalensis
PLANTS: Stellaria gonomischa
PLANTS: Stellaria weberi
More information about  Stellaria umbellata
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 (STUM)

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 12, 2018).

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