Grass Leaved Stitchwort

Stellaria graminea

Photo of Grass Leaved Stitchwort
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Also known as common stitchwort. It is a perennial with reclining thin stems. The leaves are narrow and short. The plant has many small white flowers. A nuisance weed in turf and other grassy areas.

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