Taxon  Report   7774    
Stellaria longifolia  Muhl. ex Willd.
Long leaved starwort,  Longleaf starwort
Stellaria longifolia
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Stellaria longifolia
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Stellaria longifolia
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Stellaria longifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Stellaria longifolia
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
Genus: Stellaria
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Stellaria longifolia var. longifolia
More information about  Stellaria longifolia
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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).