Taxon  Report   7778 
Stellaria obtusa  Engelm.
Obtuse starwort,  Rocky mountain chickweed
Stellaria obtusa
© 2014 Kirsten Bovee
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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.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Stellaria obtusa
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Stellaria
Red Fir Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2018).

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