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Stellaria pubera

Common Name(s):
Giant chickweed, Star chickweed
Categories:
Edible Plants, Wildflowers
Comment:

Young shoots and tender tips of shoots can be eaten raw, cooked, or dried for tea. 

Season:
Spring into early summer
Height:
6-16 in.
Foliage:
Up to 3 in. fairly broad, elliptical, nonstalked leaves, pointed at each end; weak stems with two fine hairy lines
Flower:
0.5 in. white flowers with five petals, each divided into two linear segments
Site:
Deciduous woods, rocky slopes
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
sun, edible weed, summer, weed, white, edible, wildflower, partial shade, spring

NCCES plant id: 2749

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Phillip-Bouchard, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
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travel snuffles, CC BY-NC-2.0
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Katja Schultz, CC BY - 2.0