Taxon  Report   7778 
Stellaria obtusa  Engelm.
Obtuse starwort,  Rocky mountain chickweed
Stellaria obtusa
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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
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Stellaria
Community:
Red Fir Forest
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
More information about  Stellaria obtusa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: May 05, 2016).

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