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Stellaria media

Stellaria media is an annual flowering herb in the family Caryophyllaceae. The herb is available in Assam. The Assamese common name of Stellaria media is মৰলীয়া  (Morolia). Other common names of this herb are chickenwort, craches,  maruns, and winterweed. The leaves are oval and opposite. The flower of the plant is white.

Scientific classification of Stellaria media
Kingdom :Plantae  
Phylum : Tracheophyta  
Class : Equisetopsida C. Agardh  
Order : Caryophyllales Juss. ex Bercht. & J. Presl  
Family : Caryophyllaceae  
Genus : Stellaria  
Scientific name : Stellaria media (L.) Vill.

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