[Chickweeds and Starworts: The Genus Stellaria West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Low Chickweed, Spreading Starwort, Saltmarsh Starwort

Stellaria humifusa

Synonyms: Alsine humifusa, Stellaria humifusa var. marginata, Stellaria humifusa var. suberecta

Low Chickweed, Spreading Starwort, Saltmarsh Starwort: Stellaria humifusa (Synonyms: Alsine humifusa, Stellaria humifusa var. marginata, Stellaria humifusa var. suberecta)

Spreading starwort as seen on the beach at the high tide line near Oceanside, Oregon...........August 25, 2012.

Close-up of a flower of Low Chickweed, Spreading Starwort, Saltmarsh Starwort: Stellaria humifusa (Synonyms: Alsine humifusa, Stellaria humifusa var. marginata, Stellaria humifusa var. suberecta) - close-up of the sepals of Low Chickweed, Spreading Starwort, Saltmarsh Starwort: Stellaria humifusa (Synonyms: Alsine humifusa, Stellaria humifusa var. marginata, Stellaria humifusa var. suberecta) - Close-up of the flower of Low Chickweed, Spreading Starwort, Saltmarsh Starwort: Stellaria humifusa (Synonyms: Alsine humifusa, Stellaria humifusa var. marginata, Stellaria humifusa var. suberecta)

Low Chickweed, Spreading Starwort, Saltmarsh Starwort: Stellaria humifusa (Synonyms: Alsine humifusa, Stellaria humifusa var. marginata, Stellaria humifusa var. suberecta) - Low Chickweed, Spreading Starwort, Saltmarsh Starwort: Stellaria humifusa (Synonyms: Alsine humifusa, Stellaria humifusa var. marginata, Stellaria humifusa var. suberecta)

Spreading starwort as seen on the beach at the high tide line near Oceanside, Oregon...........August 25, 2012.

Paul Slichter