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Unidentified flower

Description:

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!

Habitat:

Open, rocky area, Skaftafell National Park. Habitat can be seen here: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/374...

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3 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 3 years ago

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

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 3 years ago

Looks very similar to Spergula arvensis; the Corn Spurrey.

http://www.iceland-nh.net/plants/data/Sp...

loarie
loarie 4 years ago

My guess would be Caryophyllaceae

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

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