Upright plant with tiny white flowers. The flowers have 5 petals, each divided almost halfway with a notch. Leaves
are tongue-shaped, stalkless, furry, and opposite each other. Blooms spring to fall.
Non-native weed. Occasional in the Park, and a common weed in yards and gardens.
Common chickweed, also a weed, has more-egg-shaped leaves that are not fuzzy, and petals usually divided nearly to the base. The native, star chickweed (Stellaria
pubera), has larger, conspicuous flowers.