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Last updated 8/27/2010 by David Giblin.
Stellaria pallida (Dumort.) Crépin[FNA5, HC2]
lesser chickweed

Publication: Man. Fl. Belgique, ed. 2. 19. 1866.

Origin: Introduced

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA5: "Stellaria pallida is automatically self-pollinated and often cleistogamous. It usually can be distinguished from apetalous forms of S. media by its smaller size, yellowish green color, its small sepals and small, pale seeds. Also the base and tip of the sepals occasionally are dark-red pigmented."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Alsine pallida Dumort.
Stellaria boraeana Jordan
Stellaria media (L.) Vill. ssp. pallida (Dumort.) Asch. & Graebn.