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Stellaria graminea L.

Family - Caryophyllaceae

Common Name - Lesser Stitchwort

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unscented Leaves 

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Habitats
Deciduous woodland
Grassland
Hedgerows
Roadsides
Scrub
Description of Genus

Annual or perennial herbs. The leaves are often hairless and untoothed. The sepals are not fuse. The petals, when present, are white. Each petal is deeply cut.

Stellaria graminea
Quentin Groom
Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during May, June, July and August.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is white in colour.