- Common Name(s):
- Giant chickweed, Star chickweed
- Edible Plants, Wildflowers
Young shoots and tender tips of shoots can be eaten raw, cooked, or dried for tea.
- Spring into early summer
- 6-16 in.
- Up to 3 in. fairly broad, elliptical, nonstalked leaves, pointed at each end; weak stems with two fine hairy lines
- 0.5 in. white flowers with five petals, each divided into two linear segments
- Deciduous woods, rocky slopes
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2749