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Long-Leaved Stitchwort (Stellaria longifolia)

Image ID: 2015/stv40

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Family: Sapindaceae (Soapberry)
Height: 1 to 1.7 ft.
Blooms: May to June
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.375 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Stavich Bicycle Trail
Date:  5/17/2015
Notes: Petals deeply cleft.
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Long-Leaved Stitchwort may be easily confused with:
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.

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