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Bog Chickweed (Stellaria alsine)

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Stellaria Alsine, or more commonly know as Bog Chickweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Stellaria. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Stellaria Alsine or Bog Chickweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Stellaria
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: MD (E) TN (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (trailing stitchwort) TN (trailing stitchwort)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(NI) 9(FAC)




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