Common Chickweed Stellaria media (Linnaeus) VillarsNon-native    Synonyms: Alsine media.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Caryophyllales   >   Family Caryophyllaceae   >   Genus Stellaria   

Status:

Common Chickweed is an introduced species from Eurasia. It is widespread and found in a wide variety of habitats.

Description:

Grows in mats. Sepals are longer than flower petals, which are two-lobed.

Where to find:

Common in lawns and disturbed areas.

There are 350 records in the project database.

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Common Chickweed in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/3/2010). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed blooming in Dorchester Co., Maryland (1/6/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed blooming in Carroll Co., Maryland (3/17/2020). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in bloom in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/20/2011). Photo by David Illig. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed blooming in Harford Co., Maryland (6/24/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/6/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/5/2012). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/1/2015). Photo by Elizabeth Miller. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2014). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed flowering in Kent Co., Maryland (3/26/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (3/27/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Kent Co., Maryland (4/22/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

A Common Chickweed in Charles Co., Maryland (5/9/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (4/22/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed blooming in Kent Co., Maryland (3/26/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/19/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/9/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (3/21/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Caroline Co., Maryland (2/28/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Harford Co., Maryland (4/8/2018). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/15/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Caroline Co., Maryland (3/17/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/4/2017). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Talbot Co., Maryland (4/12/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (3/29/2020). (c) Allen Browne, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Allen Browne via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (3/22/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Montgomery Co., Maryland (3/29/2020). (c) Allen Browne, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Allen Browne via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Washington Co., Maryland (5/27/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Chickweed in Caroline Co., Maryland (3/27/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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