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:
Name Verified on: 22-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 0 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
  • mouron des champs  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • 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:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables. 1974 (Weed TabCIBA)
  4. Curtis, W. M. & D. I. Morris The student's flora of Tasmania. (SF Tasman)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  10. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  11. Harrington, H. Manual of the plants of Colorado. (F Colo)
  12. Hegi, G. et al. 1979. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- (IllF MEur) 3. 2:897.
  13. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  14. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  15. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  16. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  17. Kitagawa, M. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. (F Manshur)
  18. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  19. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  20. Munz, P. A. A flora of southern California. (F SCalif)
  21. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  22. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  23. Press, J. R. et al. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource). 2000- (L Nepal Online)
  24. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  25. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  26. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  27. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  28. Stewart, R. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir. 1972 (L Pak)
  29. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  30. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  31. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35495. Accessed 20 May 2018.