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Star Chickweed (Stellaria pubera)
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Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Height: 0.5 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: March to May
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 10 or more parts
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
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Flowers on star chickweed are about ½-inch across, while those on common chickweed are about ¼-inch.
- Mouse-Ear Chickweed
Flowers on star chickweed are about ½-inch across, while those on mouse-ear chickweed are about ¼-inch.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.