Connecticut Plants
Star Chickweed
Stellaria corei Shinners

This plant looks fairly similar to giant chickweed, but giant chickweed doesn't start blooming until July, and its leaves are somewhat heart-shaped.

  • Synonyms: Stellaria pubera
  • Family: pink (Caryophyllaceae)
  • Habitat: rich woods, rocky slopes
  • Height: 6 to 16 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: March to May
  • Origin: native
Stellaria corei Shinners
Stellaria corei Shinners