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Stellaria pubera

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Stellaria (stell-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: pubera (PUB-er-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No positives
1 neutral
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Negative vossner On Jan 23, 2010, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Neutral mystic On Aug 30, 2001, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

This is a perennial found in moist woodland and rocky areas.Has white starlike flowers, 1/ 2" wide, with 5 deeply cleft petals,at the top of an erect stem. Blooms from March to April.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Loch Lynn Heights, Maryland
Raleigh, North Carolina
Pecan Grove, Texas
Leesburg, Virginia



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