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Stellaria neglecta Weihe
Habit: Annual but often over-wintering, ascending to erect, 30--60(80) cm; taproot slender. Stem: internode hairs in line. Leaf: +- evenly spaced; blade 8--50 mm, broadly ovate; margin +- not papillate, +- flat, shiny, often ciliate near base. Inflorescence: terminal or axillary, few-flowered, +- dense; bracts leaf-like; pedicels spreading to erect, in fruit curved to reflexed. Flower: sepals 5, 5--6 mm, > 6 mm in fruit, lanceolate to lance-oblong, acute, +- hairy and glandular, margin +- widely scarious, ribs often 1 or 3 near base; petals 5, 0.5--0.7 × sepals. Seed: 1.1--1.7 mm, brown or purple-brown, tubercles conical, especially on margin. Chromosomes: 2n=20, 22.
Ecology: Disturbed areas, fields, cultivated areas; Elevation: < 400(600) m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, Teh, GV, SnFrB, SCo, SnGb, PR; Distribution Outside California: southeastern North America; native to Europe. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Synonyms: Stellaria media (L.) Vill. subsp. neglecta (Weihe) Gremli
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Stellaria media
Next taxon: Stellaria nitens
Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler 2017. Stellaria neglecta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=45499, accessed on March 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 27, 2017.