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Stellaria pubera

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Common Name: Star Chickweed

Medium shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, rich loam or rocky soil, slightly acid pH.  6-12 inches height, blooms in spring, white flowers.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region: Middle and East Tennessee

Beautiful star-like flowers.  Do not be discouraged by the name.  This is a well-behaved cousin of the common lawn pest and makes a nice groundcover.  Attracts birds.

Star Chickweed - Stellaria pubera
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/
Star Chickweed - Stellaria pubera 2
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/