Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3201

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon to rare

Look for it in fields, roadsides, pastures, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
5-10 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stellaria graminea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stellaria graminea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 071-07-003:
Stellaria graminea   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Lesser Stitchwort