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Stellaria pallida
lesser chickweed

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Washington, also in California, east across the U.S. to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, wastelots, forest edge, and other disturbed areas, often where seasonally moist, at low elevations.

Flowers: March-June

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Stellaria pallida (Dumort.) Crépin
Publication: Man. Fl. Belgique, ed. 2. 19. 1866.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Alsine pallida Dumort.
Stellaria boraeana Jordan
Stellaria media (L.) Vill. ssp. pallida (Dumort.) Asch. & Graebn.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Stellaria pallida in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Stellaria pallida checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Stellaria pallida atlas page.

CalPhotos: Stellaria pallida photos.

USDA Plants: Stellaria pallida information.

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