Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

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.