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Stellaria  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20163

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): starwort [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderCaryophyllanae   
                         OrderCaryophyllales   
                            FamilyCaryophyllaceae  – pinks, cariophyllacées  
                               GenusStellaria L. – starwort  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Stellaria alaskana Hultén – Alaska starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria alsine Grimm – trailing stitchwort, stellaire fausse-alsine, bog chickweed 
                                  Species Stellaria americana (Porter ex B.L. Rob.) Standl. – American chickweed 
                                  Species Stellaria antillana Urb. – West Indian starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria borealis Bigelow – boreal starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria calycantha (Ledeb.) Bong. – northern chickweed, northern starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria corei Shinners – Tennessee starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria crassifolia Ehrh. – thickleaved chickweed, fleshy starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria crispa Cham. & Schltdl. – crispleaved chickweed, crisp starwort, curled starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria cuspidata Willd. ex Schltdl. – Mexican starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria dicranoides (Cham. & Schltdl.) Fenzl – matted starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria fontinalis (Short & Peter) B.L. Rob. – American water starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria graminea L. – grass-leaf starwort, grassleaved stichwort, grassy starwort, little starwort, lesser starwort, grass-like starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria holostea L. – addersmeat 
                                  Species Stellaria humifusa Rottb. – saltmarsh starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria irrigua Bunge – Colorado starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria littoralis Torr. – beach starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria longifolia Muhl. ex Willd. – long-leaf starwort, longleaf chickweed, longleaf starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria longipes Goldie – long-stalk starwort, longstalk starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria media (L.) Vill. – chickweed, nodding chickweed, common chickweed 
                                  Species Stellaria neglecta Weihe – common chickweed 
                                  Species Stellaria nemorum L. – wood stitchwort 
                                  Species Stellaria nitens Nutt. – shiny starwort, shiny chickweed 
                                  Species Stellaria obtusa Engelm. – Rocky Mountain chickweed 
                                  Species Stellaria pallida (Dumort.) Crép. – common chickweed 
                                  Species Stellaria palustris (Murray) Retz. – meadow starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria parva Pedersen – pygmy starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria porsildii C.C. Chinnappa – Porsild's starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria pubera Michx. – star chickweed 
                                  Species Stellaria pulvinata Grubov  
                                  Species Stellaria ruscifolia Pall. ex Schltdl. – circumpolar starwort 
                                  Species Stellaria umbellata Turcz. ex Kar. & Kir. – umbellate chickweed, umbrella starwort 
       

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  Source: Caryophyllaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Stellaria   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Stellaria   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Stellaria   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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