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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
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 22-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

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
  • grass-leaved stitchwort  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • mouron des champs  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • stellaire à feuilles de graminée  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • Gras-Sternmiere  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • grässtjärnblomma  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western 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
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [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:

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Check other web resources for Stellaria graminea L. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35495. Accessed 19 September 2019.