Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3203

Forb
Annual

Native to North Carolina & Georgia? a circumboreal species
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in seepages, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Usually bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals (or petals absent?)
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 alsine   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stellaria alsine   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 071-07-006x:
Stellaria alsine   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort