Taxon  Report   7770 
Stellaria calycantha  (Ledeb.) Bong.
Northern bogwort,  Northern starwort
Stellaria calycantha
© 2015 Steve Matson
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Stellaria calycantha
© 2015 Steve Matson
Stellaria calycantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Stellaria calycantha
© 2013 Dylan Neubauer
Genus: Stellaria
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Alsine calycantha
PLANTS: Alsine simcoei
PLANTS: Stellaria borealis var. simcoei
PLANTS: Stellaria calycantha var. simcoei
PLANTS: Stellaria simcoei
More information about  Stellaria calycantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Mar 22, 2018).

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