Although Common chickweed (Stellaria media) is so irritatingly common that it is usually thought of as a weed, it does have some nice attributes. One of them is the simple tiny flower — which is beautiful.
Here’s a close view of some Common chickweed leaves. How many leaf identification characteristics can you name and describe?
Watch this video for more photos — along with important and fun things to look for when identifying Stellaria media. The video tracks Common chickweed through its cool season cycle of growth and reproduction.