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Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Family

Leaves usually opposite and oriented 90 degrees from subordinate leaves, often linear; stems swollen at the nodes; flowers five-merous, petals usually deeply notched (appear as ten); fruit in a capsule.

Common Chickweed
Stellaria media


Mouseear Chickweed
Cerastium vulgatum

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