Member of the Pink (Caryophyllaceae) family. Found in woods and on rocky slopes during April - June, grows 6 to 16 inches tall. White star-like flowers with deeply cleft petals in clusters atop an erect stem and rising from leaf axils; stems with 2 lines of hairs or more or less uniformly hairy. Most leaves not stalked, fairly broad, elliptic, up to 3 inches long.