Boreal Starwort (Stellaria borealis)


Stellaria Borealis, or more commonly know as Boreal 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 perennial which means it will grow year after year. Stellaria Borealis or Boreal Starwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Stellaria
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (SC) NJ (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (northern stitchwort) NJ (boreal starwort)

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