Stellaria media (L.) Vill.
Common Name: COMMON CHICKWEED
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

A familiar Eurasian weed, widespread in lawns, gardens, and disturbed ground (roadsides, railroads, fields, etc.); also along trails and other disturbances in forests, both coniferous and deciduous. The earliest Michigan collection seen is from 1869 (Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co.).

Locations

Allegan County
Alpena County
Baraga County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Only on Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clinton County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Gogebic County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Leelanau County
    Including Fox Islands
    Including Manitou Islands
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Osceola County
Ottawa County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=798.