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Stellaria graminea  L.
Grasslike starwort
Stellaria graminea
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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Stellaria graminea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Stellaria graminea
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Stellaria
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alsine graminea
PLANTS: Stellaria graminea var. latifolia
More information about  Stellaria graminea
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).