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Meadow Starwort (Stellaria palustris)

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Stellaria Palustris, or more commonly know as Meadow Starwort, 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 Palustris or Meadow Starwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Maine and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Stellaria
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 3(FAC*)




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