Stellaria media (L.) Vill.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Local name : Morolia-sak, Thothani-sak (As.)
Slender procumbent annual herb; leaves opposite, lower petioled, ovate or cordate, acuminate; flowers white, axillary and terminal cymes, with long pedicels; capsules ovoid.
Distribution : Common as weed in damp places and in cultivated lands, abundant during winter months.
Uses : Whole plants used in stomach disorders; leaves used in cough, cuts and wounds.
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