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Little Starwort - Stellaria graminea
Other Names:  Grass-like Starwort

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Glabrous, rhizomatous perennial. Stems 4-angled, ascending to trailing, 10–100 cm. Leaves narrowly lanceolate, sessile, 15–25 mm long, basally ciliate. Inflorescence a terminal, bracteate cyme with spreading pedicels. Flowers: sepals lanceolate, ciliate, 3-veined, 3–6 mm long; petals 3–7 mm long; stamens 10. Capsule 4–6 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced throughout north-temperate North America; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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Little Starwort — Stellaria graminea.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from