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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Stellaria longifolia   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stellaria longifolia var. longifolia   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Stellaria longifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Longleaf Stitchwort


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Stellaria longifolia   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stellaria longifolia var. longifolia   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Stellaria longifolia

 

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3202

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina (apparently circumboreal)

Rare

Habitat: Meadows, floodplain forests, freshwater tidal marshes, moist disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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