Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
References: Chinnappa, C. C. and J. K. Morton. 1976. Studies on the Stellaria longipes Goldie complex -- variation in wild populations. Rhodora 78:488-502. Porsild, A. E. 1963. Stellaria longipes Goldie and its allies in North America. Natl. Mus. Canada Bull. 186:1-35.
|1||Flowers solitary in forks of the stem, not subtended by scarious bracts.||S. crassifolia|
|1||Flowers in terminal cymes, subtended by small scarious bracts.||Lead 2|
|2||Inflorescence widely branched,the pedicels spreading reflexed with age; leaves spreading to ascending, widest at or above the middle.||S. longifolia|
|2||Inflorescence rather narrow, the pedicels erect to ascending; leaves strongly ascending, widest near the base.||S. longipes|