Monographs Details: Stipulicida setacea Michx.
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Family:Caryophyllaceae
Description:Species Description - Mostly 1–2 dm, with 1–many wiry stems from the base; basal lvs 0.5–2 cm long overall, with long, slender petiole and short, abruptly expanded blade 1.5–4 mm wide; rosette beset with slender, chaffy scales amongst the lvs; nodal scale-lvs 1–2 mm, commonly with a few fringing bristles toward the base; sep 1–1.5 mm, barely surpassed by the fr. Sandhills and dry sandy pine woods on the coastal plain; se. Va. to Fla. and La. Apr.–Aug. Ours is the widespread var. setacea. (S. filiformis)