Schedule Change

On Friday, September 19, the U.S. Botanic Garden's outdoor National Garden will close early at 5 p.m. It will reopen for regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m.

Star chickweed

Star chickweed (Stellaria pubera)
Plant Botanical Name: 
Stellaria pubera
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Sunlight: 
shade
Plant Soil Type: 
average
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
moist

Star chickweed can be distinguished from its more invasive relatives by the much larger flowers, which are deeply notched and look like stars.