Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Stellaria palustris Retz. image
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Family Caryophyllaceae
Stellaria palustris Retz.
European chickweed, marsh stitchwort, meadow starwort
Stellaria: from the Latin stella for "star" because of the star-like shape of the flowers or some other feature
palustris: "of marshes"
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual forb

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Alsine glauca (With.) Britton
Stellaria fennica auct. non (Murb.) Perfil.
Stellaria glauca With.

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