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Taken June 17, 2010 – Bridgton, Maine
Canon Rebel XSi with 100mm Macro Lens
Stellaria corei (Stellaria pubera)
This plant looks fairly similar to giant chickweed, but giant chickweed doesn’t start blooming until July, and its leaves are somewhat heart-shaped.
• Family: Pink (Caryophyllaceae)
• Habitat: rich woods, rocky slopes
• Height: 6-16"
• Flower size: 1/2 inch across
• Flower color: white
• Flowering time: March to May
• Origin: native