[Chickweeds and Starworts: The Genus Stellaria in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Shining Chickweed, Shiny Starwort

Stellaria nitens

Synonym: Stellaria praecox

Shining Chickweed, Shiny Starwort: Stellaria nitens (Synonym: Stellaria praecox)

Shining chickweed as seen along the Dog Mountain Trail in the central Columbia River Gorge..........May 4, 2011.

Paul Slichter