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Connecticut Plants
Lesser Stitchwort
Stellaria graminea L.
  • Family: pink (Caryophyllaceae)
  • Habitat: meadows, roadsides
  • Height: 4-18 inches
  • Flower size: 3/8 inch across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: May to October
  • Origin: Europe
Stellaria graminea L.
Stellaria graminea L.
Stellaria graminea L.

A section of lesser stitchwort stem. The lance-shaped leaves, broadest at the base, help distinguish this plant from other stitchworts.