Stellaria graminea L.

Taxonomy: Fam. Caryophyllaceae// Genus: Stellaria// Species: Stellaria graminea L.

Determined according to the botanical keys provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 1993) and Flora Europaea Vol. 1 (Tutin et al., 1964). T

Habitat: Grassland, on the edges and in clearings of mixed oak forests.

Distribution: Native to Europe and Asia (to Siberia and Himalaya) according to the Plants of the World Online portal.

Lifeform: Perennial; Hemicryptophyte according to the Raunkiaer system.

Flowering period: Spring.

Stellaria graminea  – stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, in the vicinity of village of Pantelej, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – habit in habitat. Osogovo, in the vicinity of village of Pantelej, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – habit. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – habit. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – habit. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – inflorescence. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – inflorescence. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – flower. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – inflorescence. Osogovo, in the vicinity of village of Pantelej, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – flowers. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – flower. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – flower. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – flower. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – lower part of plant. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – lower part of stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, between the villages Pantelej and Rajchani, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Stellaria graminea  – stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, in the vicinity of village of Pantelej, 23.05.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Micevski, K. (1993). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. 1, Book 2. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Stellaria graminea L. Plants of the World Online portal, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:310207-2 [Accessed 04.06.2021].

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