Chickweed {Stellaria media}

Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Also, Known As:

  • Adder’s Mouth
  • Chickweed
  • Indian Chickweed
  • Satinflower
  • Scarweed
  • Starweed
  • Starwort
  • Stitchwort
  • Tongue Grass
  • White Bird’s-eye
  • Winterweed

The plant known as the chickweed is a very fragile appearing herb; as a plant, it is actually a very lusty annual plant characterized by the presence of matted to straight green stems growing in profusion over vast areas of land. The chickweed is an extraordinarily hardy herb, and the normal growing starts during the fall season, it is very capable of enduring harsh sleet and severe snowstorms during the winter months, and has been found to be growing even in the far northern areas of the continent, the plant is so hardy that it has been known to be resistant to the majority of weed killers used in agriculture. The production of seeds is usually over by the spring, even though the plant itself is known to begin blooming even when…

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