Plants of the Castlemaine District
Swamp Starwort (Stellaria angustifolia)
Family: Caryophyllaceae (Carnation family).
Occurrence. Uncommon swamp plant. Record from Metcalfe farmland.
- it is a swamp plant
- it is a more or less erect or sprawling plant
- the leaves are narrow and in opposite pairs
- the flowers are white and are on leafy shoots from the leaf base.
Image: Pressed specimen. Metcalfe.