OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stellaria alsine   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Stellaria alsine

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort, Bog Starwort


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image of Stellaria alsine, Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort, Bog Starwort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_alul_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stellaria alsine   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Stellaria alsine

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3203

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia, a circumboreal species

Rare

Habitat: 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:
Spring?
Capsule

 

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