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Stellaria borealis

Stellaria borealis Bigelow

Boreal Starwort

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: STBO3

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , CO , CT , ID , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NH , NJ , NV , NY , OR , PA , RI , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW OBL FACW FACW
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 borealis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Stellaria borealis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Stellaria borealis

Metadata

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

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