Chickweed (Stellaria media) is a familiar sight in many gardens. With large quantities of seed produced throughout the year, this common annual weed can become a nuisance in beds and borders.

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Chickweed (Stellaria media)

Quick facts

Common name Chickweed
Botanical name Stellaria media
Areas affected Beds and borders, roadsides and uncultivated ground
Main causes Large numbers of easily distributable seed produced throughout the growing season
Timing Seen all year; treat from spring to autumn

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