Lesser Stitchwort - Stellaria graminea
Short to tall creeping plant, with weak, straggly much branched, square, smooth stems. Leaves lanceolate to linear, pointed, and smooth. Flowers in lax clusters of 10 or more, white 5 to 12 mm, petals more or less equalling and sometimes longer than sepals, notched nearly to the base.
Rough grassland, heaths, and dry hedge banks.
May to August.
Quite common throughout Britain.
Quite common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 400 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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