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Stellaria obtusa
blunt-sepaled starwort

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Moist forest and riparian zone understory, talus slopes, from low to moderate elevations.

Flowers: June-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Stellaria obtusa Engelm.
Publication: Bot. Gaz. 7: 5. 1882.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Alsine obtusa (Engelm.) Rose
Alsine viridula Piper
Alsine washingtoniana (B.L. Rob.) A. Heller
Stellaria viridula (Piper) St. John
Stellaria washingtoniana B.L. Rob.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Stellaria obtusa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Stellaria obtusa checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Stellaria obtusa information.

E-Flora BC: Stellaria obtusa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Stellaria obtusa photos.

USDA Plants: Stellaria obtusa information.

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