Taxon  Report   7778 
Stellaria obtusa  Engelm.
Rocky Mountain chickweed,  obtuse starwort

Stellaria obtusa
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Stellaria obtusa, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Stellaria obtusa
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Stellaria
Red Fir Forest
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Alsine obtusa
PLANTS: Alsine viridula
PLANTS: Alsine washingtoniana
PLANTS: Stellaria viridula
PLANTS: Stellaria washingtoniana
 Information about  Stellaria obtusa  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

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:   (Accessed: Oct 05, 2015).

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