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Video footage: Wild Stellaria white flowers swinging on the wind. Spring.Stellaria is a genus species flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae
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Definition of the noun family caryophyllaceae

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  1. large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

Silene acaulis, family Caryophyllaceae, near sea level in arctic tundra, Norway); desert succulent plants ((d) saguaro (Carnegiea gigantean), family Cactaceae, ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Villars (Family Caryophyllaceae). Common/vernacular names: Chickweed, starweed, star chickweed, and hakobe (Japan). GENERAL DESCRIPTION Prostrate to decumbent annual herb to 40 cm; leaves ovate, ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Family Caryophyllaceae. Small aquatic winter weed with white flowers; like mist and shady situations. Common in temperate regions. Leaves and tender stalks used as leafy vegetable. Chicory Cichorium intybus L. Family Compositae. Plant of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

Approximately 100 species encompass the genus Gypsophila, which belongs to the family Caryophyllaceae, a plant family that also includes the common carnation. It is native to Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Mediterranean, and North ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

In the Antarctic there are only two species, the pearl- wort Colobanthus quitensis (family Caryophyllaceae) and the hair grass Deschampsia antarctica (family Poaceae), both reaching 68o420 S. By comparison, more than 1000 species exist at ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

pink family Family Caryophyllaceae, composed of 2,070 species of flowering plants in 89 genera found mainly in northern temperate regions. The approximately 300 species of true pinks belong to the genus ...

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Small photo of Closeup of three white Stellaria holostea L. flowers (family Caryophyllaceae)Small photo of Silene, a genus of flowering plants in the family CaryophyllaceaeSmall photo of bright pink and violet small flowers of plant family caryophyllaceae, knows as dianthus chinensis or rainbow pink, carnation or sweet wiliam common names.Small photo of bright pink and violet small flowers of plant family caryophyllaceae, knows as dianthus chinensis or rainbow pink, carnation or sweet wiliam common names.Small photo of Red Campion is a flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae.Small photo of Stellaria holostea, the addersmeat or greater stitchwort, is a perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the carnation family Caryophyllaceae.Small photo of Silene viscaria, the sticky catchfly or clammy campion,is a flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae. More...

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