Connecticut Plants
Common Chickweed
Stellaria media (L.) Vill.
  • Family: pink (Caryophyllaceae)
  • Habitat: roadsides, waste places, gardens, lawns
  • Height: 1-4 inches
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: March to November
  • Origin: Eurasia
Stellaria media (L.) Vill.
Stellaria media (L.) Vill.

Chickweed flowers appear to have ten petals, but it is actually five petals, each one deeply cleft.