Scientific Name: Moehringia macrophylla
Family Name: Caryophyllaceae
Bloom Period: Late spring to early fall.
Life Span: Perennial
Height: Up 8-20 cm tall.
Habitat: Moist, shaded to dry forests and open rocky slopes. Low to high elevations.
Leaf Description: Opposite, lance-shaped with pointed tips. More or less evenly spaced on a square to round stem.
Flower and Petal Description: Open cluster on short stalks near stem top. Small with 5 sharply pointed sepals, and 5 white rounded petals about the same size as sepals.
This flower is native to the area.