Calflora
Taxon  Report   7777    
Stellaria nitens  Nutt.
Shining chickweed,  Shiny chickweed, Smooth chickweed
Stellaria nitens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Stellaria
Communities: Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Stellaria praecox
More information about  Stellaria nitens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (STNI)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2019).