Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales
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Read more about Bog Chickweed at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 5 (2005)
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-07-006x:
Stellaria alsine FAMILY Caryophyllaceae
Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort, Bog Starwort
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Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 5
Habitat: seepages, per Weakley's Flora
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia, a circumboreal species
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5 petals (or petals absent?)
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