Rabeler & R.L.Hartm.
Pseudostellaria sierrae is a species of flowering plant in the pink family known by the common name Sierra starwort.
It is a perennial herb growing from a rhizome network with vertical, thick-tipped roots. The stem is hairless and grows up to about 27 centimeters in maximum height. The lance-shaped leaves are up to 3 centimeters long and hairless but rough along the edges.
The inflorescence is a solitary flower at the tip of the stem, or arising from an upper leaf axil. The flower has five white petals, each with a sharp, narrow notch in the tip. There are five long stamens with yellow anthers.
- Rabeler, R. K. & R. L. Hartman. (2002). Pseudostellaria sierrae (Caryophyllaceae), a new species from California. Novon 12:1 82-6.
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