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Taxon: Stellaria graminea L.

Genus: Stellaria
Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily: Alsinoideae tribe: Alsineae.
Nomen number: 35495
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:422. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 22-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • common stitchwort   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 ) – English
  • grass-leaf starwort   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • grass-leaf stitchwort   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • lesser stitchwort   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • mouron des champs   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • Gras-Sternmiere   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • grässtjärnblomma   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide F USSR)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Turkey
    Caucasus: Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal [n.]; Spain [n.]

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina - Tierra del Fuego

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables.
  • Curtis, W. M. & D. I. Morris. 1956–. The student's flora of Tasmania.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Harrington, H. 1954. Manual of the plants of Colorado.
  • Hegi, G. et al. 1979. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- 3. 2:897.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation).
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  • Press, J. R. et al. 2000–. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource).
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  • Stewart, R. 1972. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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