Chickweed

Common Name

Chickweed

Scientific Name

Stellaria media

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Lifecycle

Annual

Seasons of Growth

Winter / Spring

Key Distinguishing Feature

White flowers, shiny leaves.

Chickweed is a common weed throughout Australia, as well as the world. It is a small plant with shiny leaves on multiple stems which produce a single white flower on each stem. While it is an Annual, it can mature and start re-seeding a new generation of weeds in around 6 weeks.

Key Products for Control:

Contra M - 65mL/100m2