Photos: Ballingeary, Co.Cork
Small white flowers, sepals longer than deeply-divided petals.
Pointed oval-lanceolate leaves grey-green, un-stalked. Stalked leaves on
non-flowering shoots. Hairless plant with straggling square stems, to 25cm.
Damp ground, wet woods, pond edges, often on acidic soils.
Similar: Lesser Stitchwort, S. graminea.
Longer, narrower leaves. Petals equal sepals.
Above: Bog Stitchwort. October 2008