Irish wildflowers

Common Chickweed
Stellaria media
Family: Caryophyllaceae

Flowering time: January-December. Annual. Native.

Small white flowers with deeply indented petals.
Hairless leaves, cordate with central vein. Sprawling growth, 5-40cm.

Widespread, very common. Moist, nitrogenous fields, gardens, woods, roadsides.

Similar: Three-nerved Sandwort, Moehringia trinervia.
3 leaf veins, un-divided petals.
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