field chickweed (Cerastium arvense)

massed 1/2" white flowers on green foliage

field chickweed

 

Common name: field chickweed
Botanical name: Cerastium arvense

Light: full sun
Height: 6 – 12 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant but long-blooming with some water
Soil type: rocky loam soils to clay

Perennial wildflower usually 6-10″ with masses of 1/2″ white flowers; forms large mats (groundcover); great border plant

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