Stellaria angustifolia subsp. angustifolia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Annual or semi-perennial herb, glabrous or scarous; stems weak, straggling to ascending, to 70 cm long. Leaves 10–40(–55) mm long, margin rarely recurved. Pedicles slender, (15–)20–72 mm long, erect in fruit. Sepals narrowly to broadly ovate or elliptic, (3.5–)4–8(–9) mm long, acute to acuminate; petals (3.5–)4–7.5(–9) mm long, bifid; stamens 10, filaments 3.3–6 mm long. Seeds 8–33, suborbicular to ellipsoid; tubercules narrow and flattened, and somewhat ridge-like.

MonT, MuF. SA, Qld, NSW, ACT, Tas. Widespread in swampy places from alpine swamps to the Murray River floodplain, and less frequently, near sea level in southern Victoria.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2015-05-26
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-01-22
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Stellaria angustifolia subsp. angustifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Stellaria angustifolia subsp. angustifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Fans present native
Monaro Tablelands present native

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South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory