Spring Wildflowers
 

Star chickweed (Stellaria pubera)

Member of the Pink (Caryophyllaceae) family.  Found in woods and on rocky slopes during April - June, grows 6 to 16 inches tall.  White star-like flowers with deeply cleft petals in clusters atop an erect stem and rising from leaf axils; stems with 2 lines of hairs or more or less uniformly hairy. Most leaves not stalked, fairly broad, elliptic, up to 3 inches long.

To learn more about Star chickweed, visit its profile at the USDA Plants Database