Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Star Chickweed

Star Chickweed

Stellaria pubera

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.


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