Southcott's* Primrose Family Waghorne
Herbs with regular perfect flowers and simple leaves. Calyx 5 or 7-cleft. Stamens equal to the lobes of the corolla and opposite to them.
Trientalis Americana.---Star flower. Low stems with a whorl of thin veiny leaves at the summit. One or more flower stalks bearing a white star-shaped flower with finely pointed petals. Flowers in spring.
*Mary Southcott. Some Newfoundland Wild Flowers.
St. John's, Newfoundland : Robinson and Company , 1915, p. 23