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common chickweed
Stellaria media
Stellaria media
common chickweed Pink Family
Stellaria media Caryophyllaceae
common name
  common chickweed
accepted scientific name
  Stellaria media (L.) Vill.
rules for finding collection records
  Stellaria media (33)
family name
  • Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Steve Matson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .2 to .4 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of January thru 3rd week of October
Native to Eurasia. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Stellaria media   (L.) Vill.   (TSN: 20169, Index: 852)

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Family Names