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Title Wood Starwort, Stellaria, pubera, Carophyllaceae
Date April 5, 1950
Description The image shows a patch of blooming of Stellaria pubera, commonly known as star chickweed or wood starwort. The plant was found in Roanoke County, Virginia, along a branch which enters Roanoke River 500 yards east of Route 11 at southern city limits. The photograph was taken by Myrl Brooks on April 5, 1950. Marked by the National Park Service as being from milepost 125 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 125
Parkway Milepost: 125.0
Latitude: 37.197018
Longitude: -80.009345
Creator Individual Myrl Brooks
Tags Flora
Roanoke County (Va.)
Roanoke River (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway