Stellaria longipes Goldie

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Stellaria longipes Goldie

  • Description

    Species Description - Rhizomatous perennial 0.5–2(3) dm, glabrous and often glaucous; lvs 1–4 cm, lance-linear or linear, widest at or near the base; cymes dichotomous, terminal or appearing lateral; bracts scarious; pedicels ascending to erect, 1–3(6) cm; sep 4–4.5 mm, lanceolate or lance-ovate, obtuse or acutish; pet surpassing the sep; fr ovoid-conic, conspicuously longer than the sep, dark purple when ripe; seeds oblong to oval, 0.75–1 mm, obscurely sculptured; 2n=26–107, most often 52, 78, or 104. Grassy places along streams or in moist, gravelly or sandy areas; circumboreal, s. in Amer. to N.S., N.Y., Ind., Minn., N.M., and Calif. (Alsine l.)

  • Common Names

    long-stalked stitchwort