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Stellaria  pungens Brongn.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Stellaria  pungens Brongn. 
SynonymsStellaria squarrosa Hook.
Territory AustraliaNew South WalesSouth AustraliaTasmaniaVictoria
grassland and thickets
Description leaves usually curvate, narrowly lanceolate, 5-10mm long, pungent, ciliate, sessile, flowers terminal or in upper leaves axils, pedicels 5-30mm, petals deeply bifid, 5-9mm
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHarden, G.J. (ed.): Flora of New South Wales (1990-1993)
Australian Plant Census biodiversity.org.au/nsl/services
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