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Stellaria borealis ssp. borealis

Stellaria borealis Bigelow ssp. borealis

Boreal Starwort

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Synonym(s): Alsine borealis, Spergulastrum lanceolatum, Stellaria borealis var. floribunda, Stellaria borealis var. isophylla, Stellaria calycantha ssp. interior, Stellaria calycantha var. floribunda, Stellaria calycantha var. isophylla, Stellaria calycantha var. latifolia, Stellaria calycantha var. laurentiana


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

Bloom Information

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


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

Additional resources

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


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

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