Common on exposed coastal rock platform
Starwort (Stellaria sp) Observed growing on mudflats at the upper end of Blue Lake.
Field Chickweed (Cerastium arvense) growing on riparian gravel bar.
Observed on gravel bar at Blue Lake Creek
Moss Campion (Silene acaulis) blooming on gravel bar along Blue Lake Creek.
Leaves very large, compared to other chickweeds I have seen. Petals longer than sepals. Could this possibly be S. pubera?
The Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, are a family of flowering plants. It is included in the dicotyledon order Caryophyllales in the APG III system, alongside 33 other families, including Amaranthaceae, Cactaceae, and Polygonaceae. It is a large family, with 86 genera and some 2,200 species.