Calflora
Taxon  Report   9629    
Maianthemum stellatum  (L.) Link
Starry false lily of the valley
Maianthemum stellatum
© 2010 Robert Steers
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Maianthemum stellatum
© 2010 Keir Morse
Maianthemum stellatum
© 2006 Robert Sivinski
Maianthemum stellatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Maianthemum stellatum
© 2016 Jim Moore
Family: RUSCACEAE  
Genus: Maianthemum
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Convallaria stellata
PLANTS: Vagnera sessilifolia
PLANTS: Vagnera liliacea
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More information about  Maianthemum stellatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAST4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Jan 22, 2019).