Calflora
Taxon  Report   7778    
Stellaria obtusa  Engelm.
Obtuse starwort,  Rocky mountain chickweed
Stellaria obtusa, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Stellaria
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alsine obtusa
PLANTS: Alsine viridula
PLANTS: Alsine washingtoniana
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More information about  Stellaria obtusa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (STOB)


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 13, 2019).