Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Greater Stitchwort (Stellaria holosteal)

Yeadon banks

Greater Stitchwort has five white petals, each deeply notched and almost divided into two. Its green leaves are grass-like in appearance and its brittle stems are square. Greater Stitchwort has larger flowers (2-3cm across) than its relative, Lesser Stitchwort (0.5-1cm across).  (link)

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