Scientific NameCerastium glomeratum
Synonyms (former Scientific Names):
Cerastium glomeratum var. apetalum
Sticky chickweed is a flowering winter annual. It only reaches heights of .3dm tall.
Leaves are oppositely arranged with entire margins.Leaf shape can be elliptic or ovate. Individual leaves are .3-4cm long and 1-13mm wide with a clasping base.
Flower Seed Head
Sticky chickweed has many tiny white flowers composed of five petals each. Flowers are 3-5mm long.
Capsules are 5.5-9mm long.
Found along roadsides and fields.
prostrate and nonwoody
Thorns or Spines
Approximate Flower Diameter
Dominant Flower Color
Stem Cross Section
round or oval