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Lesser Stitchwort (Stellaria graminea)
Image ID: 2012/ar102Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Height: 1 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: May to October
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.375 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Notes: 5 deeply cleft petals look like 10.
More photos of this flower
- Long-Leaved Stitchwort
Lesser stitchwort is an upland plant; long-leaved grows in wet areas.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.