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Stellaria alsine

Stellaria alsine Grimm

Bog Chickweed

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Synonym(s): Alsine uliginosa, Stellaria uliginosa

USDA Symbol: STAL4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: CT , DE , FL , GA , LA , MA , MD , ME , MN , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , TN , VT , WA , WV
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Stellaria alsine in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Stellaria alsine in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Stellaria alsine


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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