Stellaria longifolia

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCaryophyllaceae
Family (Traditional)Caryophyllaceae
GenusStellaria
SpeciesStellaria longifolia Muhl. ex Willd.
Common NameLongleaf Starwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 2.8
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S2S3] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Stellaria atrata var. eciliata Stellaria atrata var. eciliata
Stellaria longifolia var. eciliata Stellaria longifolia var. eciliata (B. Boivin) B. Boivin

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jefferson (KY), Rowan (KY), Wolfe (KY), Carter (TN), Johnson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MDKY, APSC, EKY, HTTU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MDKY00009072 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Stellaria longifolia
TENN-V-0242170 Tennessee
TENN
Stellaria longifolia
TENN-V-0092161 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Stellaria longifolia
TENN-V-0092164 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Stellaria longifolia
APSC0118227 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Stellaria longifolia
APSC0118228 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Stellaria longifolia
APSC0118225 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Stellaria longifolia
APSC0118226 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Stellaria longifolia
APSC0088650 Hopkins Kentucky 06 May 1979 John MacGregor
APSC
Stellaria longifolia
N/A Wolfe Kentucky Ross C. Clark
EKY
Stellaria longifolia
N/A Wolfe Kentucky R.C. Clark
EKY
Stellaria longifolia
HTTU029487 Johnson Tennessee
HTTU
Stellaria longifolia
31234100375755 Jefferson Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Stellaria longifolia
N/A Wolfe Kentucky Ross C. Clark
EKY
Stellaria longifolia
N/A Wolfe Kentucky R.C. Clark
EKY
Stellaria longifolia
ETSU005733 Carter Tennessee 24 Jun 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Stellaria longifolia
N/A Johnson Tennessee 28 Apr 2017 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Stellaria longifolia
TENN-V-0092163 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Stellaria longifolia
TENN-V-0092166 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Stellaria longifolia
TENN-V-0092162 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Stellaria longifolia
TENN-V-0092165 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Stellaria longifolia
APSC0088649 Christian Kentucky 06 May 1979 John Macgregor
APSC
Stellaria longifolia
APSC0073315 Bullitt Kentucky 20 May 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Stellaria longifolia
APSC0060654 Calloway Kentucky 02 May 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Stellaria longifolia
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