Taxon  Report   9629 
Maianthemum stellatum  (L.) Link
Starry false lily of the valley
Maianthemum stellatum
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Maianthemum stellatum
© 2006 Robert Sivinski
Maianthemum stellatum
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Maianthemum stellatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Maianthemum stellatum
© 2010 Robert Steers
Genus: Maianthemum
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Convallaria stellata
PLANTS: Vagnera sessilifolia
PLANTS: Vagnera liliacea
PLANTS: Smilacina stellata var. sylvatica
PLANTS: Smilacina stellata var. sessilifolia
PLANTS: Smilacina stellata var. mollis
PLANTS: Smilacina stellata var. crassa
PLANTS: Smilacina sessilifolia
PLANTS: Smilacina liliacea
PLANTS: Vagnera stellata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Smilacina stellata
More information about  Maianthemum stellatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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