- Stellaria pallida is an annual, low-growing herb native to Europe. Stems are decumbent, to 19.7 in. (50 cm) long with a longitudinal line of hairs.
- Leaves are opposite, oval, to 0.8 in. (2 cm) long and pointed at the tip. Older leaves are petiolate.
- Flowering occurs in early spring when small, white flowers develop in the leaf axils or in terminal clusters. Flowers have 5 cleft petals, therefore appearing that there are 10.
- Fruits are very small and are covered by extremely hairy calyces.
- Ecological Threat
- Stellaria pallida occurs in shady, moist locations and can commonly threaten habitats on rocky seeps.
- University of California, Jepson Flora Project
- Flora of North America, www.eFloras.org
- USDA NRCS PLANTS