Thursday, 18 June 2015

Bog Stitchwort (Stellaria alsine)

Short, bluish green creeping plant, stems spreading to ascending, square, hairless and smooth. Leaves elliptical to lanceolate, pointed unstalked (except on overwintering shoots). Flowers 5 to 7 mm, sepals longer than the deeply cleft petals.

Damp places, wet ditches, marshes and water margins.

May to June

 Pink Family,

Tong Park

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