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Pale Chickweed - introduced (*Stellaria pallida)

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (Chickweed & Carnation family).

Native of Europe.

Occurrence: Mostly a bushland plant, usually scrambling at the base of a tree, especially below Cherry Ballarts.

Identification: It looks like a Chickweed, but without petals.

Chickweed (Stellaria media) is a common and widespread weed. Unlike Pale Chickweed, it is not common in bushland.

Photos 1: Pale Chickweed.
2, 3, 4: Castlemaine. It is often found growing at the base of a tree. The rows of hairs on the stems altenate down the plant.