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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Holosteum umbellatum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-09-001:
Holosteum umbellatum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Holosteum umbellatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Jagged Chickweed


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image of Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum, Jagged Chickweed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_houm_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Holosteum umbellatum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-09-001:
Holosteum umbellatum   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Holosteum umbellatum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3206

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe

Common in NC-SC (rare in GA)

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, lawns, disturbed shale barrens, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & opposite
Leaves sessile
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 sepals
5 petals
3-5 stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers in umbels

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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