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Unidentified flower


This short (about 5 cm) solitary herb had 2 flowering stems, with radially symmetric flowers with five separated white petals and green sepals. The flower was open on one stem. One single or two terminal flowers on the specimen observed. Help with ID welcome!


Open, rocky area, Skaftafell National Park. Habitat can be seen here:

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DanielePralong 5 years ago

Long forgotten in my collection! A belated thank you Scott, and thank you Sukanya, I think you're correct.

SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

Looks very similar to Spergula arvensis; the Corn Spurrey.

loarie 5 years ago

My guess would be Caryophyllaceae

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Spotted on Jun 21, 2013
Submitted on Sep 15, 2013

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