Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Stellaria porsildii Chinnappa
Status: Species of Concern USFWS and State of NM, Sensitive Species USFS
Stellaria porsildii is a small herb with five deeply cleft terminal white flowers. The stems are weakly
ascending and the opposite leaves are narrowly lanceolate. It has three styles and a superior ovary. Stellaria porsildii is found at middle to upper
elevations in the Ponderosa forest.
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Stellaria porsildii, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, & Denise Friedrick, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Peak Road, May 20, 2008
Stellaria porsildii, 1x field macro of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Peak Road, May 11, 2009
Stellaria porsildii, growth habit, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Peak Road, May 11, 2009
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