E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Stellaria calycantha (Ledeb.) Bong.
northern starwort
Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

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Distribution of Stellaria calycantha
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Species Information

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Ecological Framework for Stellaria calycantha

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

Site Information
Value / Class




Elevation (metres) 0 967 2195
Slope Gradient (%) 0 13 85
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
0 116 360
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
1 5 8
Modal Nutrient Regime
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
Modal BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in: AT(2), BAFA(7), BWBS(16), CDF(2), CMA(1), CWH(42), ESSF(40), ICH(11), IDF(9), MH(11), MS(4), SBPS(4), SBS(18), SWB(10)

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Alsine borealis (Bigelow) Britton
Alsine calycantha (Ledeb.) Rydb.
Alsine simcoei Howell
Spergulastrum lanceolatum Michx.
Stellaria calycantha subsp. interior Hultén
Stellaria calycantha var. calycantha
Stellaria calycantha var. floribunda (Fernald) Fernald
Stellaria calycantha var. isophylla (Fernald) Fernald
Stellaria calycantha var. latifolia B. Boivin
Stellaria calycantha var. laurentiana Fernald
Stellaria calycantha var. simcoei (Howell) Fernald

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